The Russian President Vladimir Putin explained the coups in Iraq, Libya and Ukraine, and a coup in the Syrian Arab Republic.
"We are not against any country to have some kind of a championship, But We are against thoughtless actions that lead to this negative, correct difficult situations ", - said Putin, speaking to American journalist Charlie rose of CBS and PBS TV channels, RIA " Novosti ". As an example, he cited the actions of the United States in Iraq: "in Iraq was known the character of Saddam Hussein, he was a good, or bad. After all, at some stage, you, probably, have forgotten, or how, - But the USA actively cooperated with Saddam when he fought Iran, and helped him weapons, provided diplomatic support, political support and so forth." Then, according to his statement, for some reason you quarreled and decided to eliminate Hussein." But, eliminating Saddam Hussein, eliminated and Iraqi statehood