The Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the round table of editors in the news Agency “Anadolu” reported that Washington’s decision to expel Russian diplomats have highlighted the debate about the return of “cold war”.
“Ankara stands against the return of the “cold war”, which is clearly stated after the corresponding decision of administration of U.S. President Barack Obama,” said the Minister.
While Cavusoglu added that the limited reaction of the authorities of the Russian Federation on actions of the American side largely contributed to the decline in concern about a new round of tensions in the international arena.
As previously reported IA REGNUM, December 29, 2016, President Barack Obama imposed new sanctions against legal and physical persons of the Russian Federation for alleged interference “Russian hackers” in the US presidential election. It was also announced the expulsion of U.S. 35 employees of the Russian Embassy.
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