In the Kremlin declined to comment on the words of the head of the Federal Bureau of investigation United States (FBI) James Comey, who called Russia the main threat to democracy. The corresponding statement the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov is quoted by the correspondent of”.ru” on Thursday, may 4.
“My colleague at the White house has already commented on. I have nothing to add,” — said the official representative of the Kremlin.
Earlier Thursday, the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Franz Klintsevich, commenting on the statement of James Comey, said that representatives of special services have no right to give his opinion of the position of the government. He also noted that the reaction of the us administration can be regarded as “pass in the direction of Russia”.
On may 3, the FBI Director stated that Russia is “the greatest threat among the Nations of the Earth” for the democratic process, and accused Moscow of meddling in American politics.
Press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer, in turn, noted that this is the view of the Department.
American intelligence agencies and representatives of the administration of the previous President Barack Obama has repeatedly accused Moscow of meddling in the presidential election. In the Kremlin, they consistently deny.