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MOSCOW, March 29. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Ministry considers unacceptable anti-Russian statements of the Ambassador of Spain in Ukraine and expects an appropriate reaction from the side of Madrid. This is stated in comments to Russian depodesta.
The Ambassador of Spain in Ukraine Gerardo Bugallo Ottone on March 22, stated that, in his opinion, the sanctions against Russia should be tougher. “You ask me: are these sanctions, whether we implement them. I say no, they must be larger in volume, they need to be tougher,” he said, speaking at a meeting of the press club “Diplomats without ties” organized by the Agency “UKRINFORM”. The Ambassador also made a fairly tough statement to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
“Drew attention to the… scandalous public statements of the Ambassador of Spain in Kiev Gerardo Bugallo Ottone, who allowed a number of unacceptable statements in the address of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, of Russia, of Russian-Ukrainian relations and prospects of implementation of the Minsk agreements and the settlement in the East of Ukraine”, – stated in the commentary of the Russian foreign Ministry.
In this regard, the Russian foreign Ministry stated that they expect that “in Madrid, will assess how the words of their diplomatic agent in Ukraine consistent with the goals and objectives of Spanish foreign policy, and take measures to prevent in the future similar kind of incorrect statements, unusual and highly experienced centuries of diplomacy of Spain.”