Publication The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) about the team’s plans for the American President to “drive a wedge” between Russia and Iran is speculation. This was stated by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Previously, the newspaper reported that the administration of Donald trump is considering ways to “drive a wedge” between the two countries, thereby violating the diplomatic and military cooperation between Russia and Iran.
“The WSJ and many others are not doing anything other than seeking out reasons for unfounded speculation, unfounded speculation, and attempts to poison the atmosphere in the relationship. Accordingly, we do and the attitude is to this edition,” said Ryabkov (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
A senior administration official and sources in the European and Arab countries, explained that through disagreements the United States wants to end the conflict in Syria and to intensify the fight against “Islamic state” (declared a terrorist organization and prohibited in Russia). The source in the administration said that in Washington “no illusions” about Russia, but Moscow for the United States does not represent “an existential threat” posed by the Soviet Union for the country during the Cold war.