Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the statement by the Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vladimir Safronkov, reports . According to Peskov, the Kremlin considered valid, the tone of the statements Safrankova.
Wednesday, April 12, Safronkov in the words of the representative of the United Kingdom Matthew Rycroft that Russia “abuse of veto” and the government supports the regime in Syria and the use of weapons in the Arab country, and demanded to look him in the eye and not to offend Russia.
Safronkov said that the UK was “afraid of cooperation between Russia and the United States” and therefore makes “everything so that this cooperation was undermined”. “Look at me, the eyes do not take you eye bends?” asked Safronkov to Raycroft.
Responding to a question about whether the Kremlin that such statements by Russia’s permanent representative to the UN and his tone is acceptable, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov told reporters: “we Believe Yes”.
Peskov said that “nothing offensive was said”. According to him, the topics of discussions in the UN security Council “really quite sharp” and “manifestation of the softness then in the future is fraught with dire consequences”, so to defend the interests of Russia it is necessary “today” and, “if necessary — tough enough”, — concluded the press-Secretary of the President of Russia.