The reaction of the US authorities on the work of the Ambassador of Russia in Washington is inadequate. Such opinion on Thursday, March 30, stated Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, his words leads TASS.
“It’s a crazy, crazy situation, when ambassadors are forbidden to do what is the normal object of their activities”, — said Deputy Chairman of the Russian government. He emphasized that Moscow has never impeded the work of diplomats from the United States.
“Never in our head does not appear to be the cockroaches, which prevented the American Ambassador to speak at these (public — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) events,” — said Rogozin.
Earlier Thursday, President Vladimir Putin during the International Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk, called the accusations of the involvement of the Russian Ambassador in Washington to spying nonsense. He stressed that the maintenance of contacts with representatives of political and business elite of the country — the objective of any diplomat.
After remarks the participants that among the supposedly no Americans, the Russian leader welcomed sitting in the hall of the US Ambassador John Tefft.
March 30, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the American media are contained threats against Russian diplomats. She noted that there is an outbreak of “hysteria around absolutely routine regular diplomatic contacts management employees of the Russian Embassy in Washington.”
In February lost a post of the assistant to the us President for national security Michael Flynn after he became aware of his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak. Later U.S. attorney General Jeff and Roman sessions was suspected that he twice met with a diplomat from Russia.