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US `wants to dominate the world` says Russia

 Russia on Wednesday disparaged President Barack Obama`s keynote speech, claiming it showed that the United States wanted to dominate world affairs.

Moscow: Russia on Wednesday disparaged President Barack Obama`s keynote speech, claiming it showed that the United States wanted to dominate world affairs.

"Americans have set a course for confrontation," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters. "Obama`s address yesterday shows that there`s just one thing at the heart of (their) philosophy: `We are number one`... It shows that the United States wants to dominate the world."