SOCHI, may 22. /TASS/. Offensive remarks of a U.S. Senator from Arizona John McCain in the address of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are beyond the bounds of decency, but this does not affect Russian-U.S. bilateral relations. This opinion was expressed to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“Thank God, this gentleman generates, determines and implements U.S. foreign policy. So, of course, let’s not exaggerate the importance of these insulting and boorish attacks and to link them with bilateral Russian-American relations”, – said the representative of the Kremlin, answering the question of whether the statements of Senator to influence the prospects of normalization of the dialogue between Moscow and Washington.
Peskov reminded that McCain is well known “for his obsessive hatred of our country.” “He is an American politician, prior to that, he definitely rolled on offense, but probably the first time such insults beyond decency and beyond the tone that would befit statesmen, especially in a country like the United States,” – said the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.
Before McCain in the American television roughly spoke to the head of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Russian President Vladimir Putin.