Foreign Minister compared the American politicians with the characters of the fairy tale “cockroach”

Sergei Ryabkov

American establishment took a shockingly destructive stance on the issue of contacts with the team of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump. As reported “Interfax”, said Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov.

“I’m still in shock of how destructive and speculative play on the theme of our contacts with anyone in the American media and among American politicians, especially on Capitol hill [in Congress],” said the diplomat.

According to Ryabkov, many veterans of the US policy “quite intimidated myself by the shadow of the Russian threat.” “Wolves fright ate each other” — he brought a quote from the fairy tale Roots Chukovsky “cockroach.” “It would be funny if it were not so sad,” he stated.

Speaking of trump put forward the initiative to reduce the nuclear arsenals, the Deputy Minister said that Russia believes its national interests. “Without dialogue nothing will happen, but to expect that we are in Moscow, for whatever reasons, will reconsider their line, would be naive. This line is not conjunctural,” — said Ryabkov. At the same time, he noted that the Russian side is ready for dialogue.

Ryabkov also said that Russia did not discuss with the American side the question of lifting the sanctions. “Sanctions are not the subject of dialogue, we did not enter them, not them to us and cancel,” he said. The diplomat said that Russia will assess the new White house administration is not rhetoric, but in concrete cases.

January 15, in an interview with Bild newspaper the Times and trump has advocated for the conclusion of nuclear agreements with Moscow in the framework of negotiations on the mitigation of anti-Russian sanctions. “Let’s see if we can make some good deals with Russia. I think I’ll start with the fact that nuclear weapons should be significantly reduced”, — said the politician.

Official Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said that no negotiations on the nuclear deal between Russia and the United States is not conducted.