Peskov reminded of the harsh statements of Johnson against Putin
MOSCOW, 4 September — RIA Novosti. London, in contrast to the head of VTB Andrey Kostin, izmenivshiysya for the harsh words addressed to the former British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the apology of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in a similar situation did not bring, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday.
On Monday, Kostin, speaking at the opening ceremony of the academic year at MGIMO, praising the Russian foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, spoke negatively against Western diplomacy, in particular the British Minister Johnson. “Some Johnson, to hell with it, actually. The British are actually good, intelligent people, I am very much with them myself lived, but sometimes I look and think, what is happening? And look at our Minister — and the soul rejoices”, — he said. Later in the day Kostin apologized for his emotional words.
“You know, first, I want to join the high to the Minister of foreign Affairs (of the Russian Federation Sergey. — Approx. ed.) Lavrov. Second, other statements made by the head of the Bank, we will not comment, especially, you know, that was the statement of the Bank,” said Sands, answering the question whether the words Kostina intensity in the bilateral relations, drew in the Kremlin’s attention to such statements and whether to follow the ethical guidelines.
The spokesman added that Moscow will long remember the harsh statements from London to Putin, which was not followed by an apology.
Thirdly, perhaps we will long remain in the memory of the various words that were spoken by the representatives of great Britain, including Mr. Johnson in respect of our President. We have a really good memory. Putin no apologies.Dmitry Pescovitz Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation