The response of the British Shoigu: Russia in escort services are not needed



The official representative of the defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov said that the Russian warships did not need “in a meaningless escort services” in the UK. This is reported by the Rambler/news citing RIA Novosti.

So Konashenkov commented on the appearance of the Armada of NATO, which was accompanied by Russian ships in the English channel. He also replied in the words of British defence Secretary Michael Fallon, called the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” “ship of shame”.

“The purpose of these statements and show played out with escort-escort our ships, is to divert the attention of the British taxpayers from the real state of the Royal Navy of great Britain”, – said the representative of the Ministry of defense.

It became known yesterday that the Russian ships in the English channel was under the supervision of six ships NATO, among which was a British amphibious assault ship “ocean” and several of the British ships.

Carrier group of the Russian Federation has departed from the Murmansk region to Syria in October last year. The group includes the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, the heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Pyotr Veliky”, large anti-submarine ships “Severomorsk” and “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” and support vessels. In January, Russian ships headed for Severomorsk. They should come to the base in the area on 9 February.

The British defense Secretary Michael Fallon said that the ships of the Royal Navy for security purposes “closely monitor “Admiral Kuznetsov” the ship of shame, whose mission would only extend the suffering of the Syrian people.”