The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said question to the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov, on the resignation of the Director of the FBI from American journalists during a visit to Washington.
On this she wrote on Facebook.
“To you understand was the situation with journalism in the United States, to cite one example. When Lavrov and Tillerson before the talks in Washington came to press for a handshake, there was the question:”the Dismissal of the Director of the FBI J. Komi did some shadow on your negotiations?” “Is he fired? You’re kidding me!” – added fire Lavrov” to us similar stories – a story for the administration, and the U.S. media serious. Work on the principle of “coincidence? I don’t think…” – she wrote.
Earlier it was reported that Lavrov at the meeting with Tillerson joked about the resignation of the Director of the FBI.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said on may 10 that the resignation of Komi has nothing to do with Russia.