Lavrov: US Missed Islamic State Threat Guided by Double Standards Policy

September 28, 2014 8:17 AM

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MOSCOW, September 28 (RIA Novosti) – Washington did not listen to Moscow’s proposals to combine counterterrorism efforts, and guided by double standards it had missed the emerging threat of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday.

“They [the West] came to their senses – considering the gravity of the situation – only after these horrible scenes of American journalists’ execution were broadcasted on television. This is unacceptable and inhumane ... But why have Americans never noticed this threat before? Because they had been ...

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