Lavrov said on the inadmissibility of intervention in the US elections in Russia
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs (MFA) of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow will not allow Washington’s interference in the Russian elections, the correspondent of RBC.
“I don’t know what are the plans of the U.S. Embassy, but there were many episodes when American diplomats were spotted in illegal activities. Our relevant agencies must take appropriate measures,” Lavrov said at a meeting with participants of the forum “Territory meanings on the Klyazma”.
To the nearest Single election day, September 10, municipal elections will be held in 17 regions of the country will elect governors in the six parliamentary elections. In 2018 there will be elections of the mayor of Moscow and President of Russia.
According to Lavrov, the U.S. Embassy employs a lot of Russian citizens. He noted that, in accordance with the Vienna Convention hired Russian staff of the U.S. Embassy can not engage in “diplomatic activities, including political aspects.”
But there were cases when employees of U.S. embassies the number of hired on the spot went to different regions, carried out surveys of the population: how they relate to the Governor-General to the Federal center. In such situations, we politely ask our American colleagues with these people to break official relations.Sergei Lavrov
He also recalled the US charges that Russia intervened in the us presidential elections. “I hope that after all the unsubstantiated accusations in our address, because not a single fact was not filed within 10 months — all the acuteness of this topic for the American establishment will force them to once again think about,” said Lares.
If the US decides to interfere in Russian elections, Moscow will be guided by the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations, “which prescribes very specifically what you can do to the diplomats and what is not,” added the Minister.
“We will be guided by her and our laws,” Lavrov concluded.
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