Peskov commented on the words of Mikhail Leontiev against Armenia
MOSCOW, may 8 — RIA Novosti. The Kremlin considers it necessary to draw attention to the hostile statements of Vice-President of “Rosneft” Mikhail Leontiev against Armenia, his position has nothing to do with the official line of Moscow, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“First, these statements do not have and cannot have anything to do with the official line of Moscow in relation to Armenia, and also they don’t have and can’t have anything in common with those warm feelings of friendship and brotherhood, which historically is the Russians to the Armenian people. Therefore, in this case, it was probably unfortunate and awkward statements, which do not need to pay attention”, — told reporters Sands.
In Armenia on April 13 passed protest actions of the opposition, speaking against the election of ex-President Serzh Sargsyan as Prime Minister. Earlier in Armenia entered into force amendments to the Constitution, according to which the widest powers will have a Prime Minister. Amid protests Sargsyan issued on April 23, less than a week after the election of the Prime Minister, resigned, and on may 8 with Parliament on this post was approved by the opposition leader Nikol Pashinian.