The British foreign Secretary suggested that RF may affect elections in the Kingdom
Boris Johnson suggested that Vladimir Putin is interested in weakening of London.
LONDON, may 13. /Offset. TASS Ilya Dmitriev/. The head of the British foreign Ministry Boris Johnson believes that Russia can influence the results of the early parliamentary elections in the UK.
Such opinion the head of the British depodesta expressed in an interview published in the Daily Telegraph newspaper.
“I think this is a real opportunity,” he said, responding to a question. In this regard, the Minister recalled the rumors about Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States and France. “We think it quite obvious that he (the President of Russia Vladimir Putin — approx. TASS) did it in the US, it is absolutely obvious that he did it in France,” stressed Johnson.
He suggested that Putin is interested in weakening the UK. “Putin, of course, would be delighted if the British defense weakened, British foreign policy will become less active if we obuobisa from the United States,” Johnson said, answering the question whether it is possible to expect that Putin will want to help the British opposition leader Jeremy Corbin to win more seats in the House of Commons of the British Parliament.
Public opinion polls show that labour Corbin has virtually no chance to win.
This week the sociological service of the ICM recorded the biggest for last 34 years the lead of the Conservative party from labour in the rating of public support for political forces of great Britain: tories ready to vote 49% of the electorate, labour — 27%.
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