Representatives of special services have no right to give his opinion of the position of the government. So the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich commented on the statement by FBI Director James Comey, who called Russia the main threat to democracy. The Russian Senator leads TASS on Thursday, may 4.
“Intelligence, of course, can and should have an opinion, but it is better to keep to yourself and not voiced publicly. At least not without a nod to the political leadership,” — said Klintsevich, noting that this principle applies in most countries of the world.
In his opinion, the White house’s reaction to the statement by James Komi “is, of course, pass in the direction of Russia”.
3 may the head of the FBI said that Russia is “the greatest threat among the Nations of the Earth” for the democratic process. In addition, he accused Moscow of meddling in American politics.
Press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer, commenting on the words of the Komi Republic, said that is the point of view of the FBI. However, he noted that the President of the United States Donald trump trusts the information provided by intelligence agencies.