The Russian foreign Ministry commented on the cancellation of the visit of Boris Johnson to Moscow

The Russian foreign Ministry commented on the cancellation of the visit of Boris Johnson to Moscow

Moscow. April 9. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian-British dialogue, London needed no less than Moscow, say the Russian foreign Ministry, commenting on the decision of the foreign office to cancel the visit to Russia by Minister Boris Johnson.

“The Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain announced that the Minister Boris Johnson has decided not to make a visit to Moscow on April 10, as planned, under the pretext of “fundamental change of the situation in connection with events in Syria.” Judging by the statements of Boris Johnson, now he’s got other priorities, namely the discussions with the partners in the “seven” of the situation in Syria and “Russian support of the Assad regime”, — is spoken in the comment of Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.

“There is a fundamental misunderstanding or ignorance of what is happening in Syria, Russia’s efforts to resolve the crisis, and the purpose of diplomacy in principle,” — noted on Smolenskaya square.

It recalled that during the visit, Johnson in Moscow “was meant to conduct a thorough and Frank discussion on a whole range of international problems, and to discuss the state of Russian-British relations, in fact they shoot the British side in the impasse.”

“The decision to cancel the visit of Johnson to Moscow once again confirms the doubts about the availability of added value from talking with the British, which the majority of urgent problems do not have their own position and real influence on the course of international Affairs, remaining in the shadows of its strategic partners. Do not believe that the dialogue with London we need more than himself,” — said in comments the Russian foreign Ministry.

On the eve Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson declared that cancels visit to Russia in connection with the development of events in Syria.