The Russian foreign Ministry praised the foreign policy of the outgoing administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. Official representative of the Department called the foreign policy of the American Chapter “disaster” and “fiasco”. Words Zakharova convey the Rambler/news with reference to “Moskovsky Komsomolets”.
“This is a debacle,” said Zakharova at a briefing in Moscow.
In addition, the representative of the foreign Ministry expressed hope that the new US President Donald trump will follow international law when advocating for the interests of his country. Zakharov stressed that in recent years Western countries “just bullied” over international law.
During a briefing the representative of the Ministry also noted that the Russian side is optimistic about cooperation with the new administration of the White house.
8 Dec 2016 Maria Zakharova wrote in her Facebook account that “no “celebrations of friendship, brotherhood and justice” is not expected” after joining a new team. She also noted that “there are no illusions no one feels”.
11 Jan Donald trump at his first press conference expressed the hope that he will be able to find a common language with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but stressed that “no button “reset” in relations with Russia will not.” Also elected head of state noted that if Washington and Moscow cannot find a common language, then trump will relate to Putin “not less than Hillary Clinton.”
A candidate for the U.S. presidency from the Democrats, Clinton criticized the foreign policy of Russia.
The representative of the Republican party, Donald trump won the presidential election in the U.S. November 8, 2016 January 20, 2017 will assume the duties of the President.