Zakharov: elections in Russia interested in the United States to continue their political rhetoric


MAGADAN, 25 Feb. /TASS/. The theme of the presidential election in Russia is interesting to US because of their traditional involvement in the internal processes around the world, as well as to continue their political rhetoric. On Sunday in the program “week” on NTV, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“Our elections are interesting in two contexts. The first is to continue its political rhetoric, it reduces tension. The second is a familiar and traditional involvement of the US in General all internal processes in all regions of the world,” she said, adding that “the rules of what can not interfere in the internal policy of other States work and should work from their point of view, for all but one exceptional country, which is the United States”.

According to Zakharova, the reaction to the US interest in the internal political processes in Russia should be convicting, but calm. “First, warn second, to open all cases of such attempts and the actions that we do. To react, but to react calmly enough – it is their tradition, they have their traditions are not abandoned,” she explained.

Earlier, the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Ryabkov said that the US “actions aimed at interference in our internal Affairs, fanning tensions ahead of the elections of the President of Russia”.

Presidential elections will be held on 18 March 2018.

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