Zakharov: London forcing the remaining EU countries, the deterioration of relations with Moscow

MOSCOW, March 26. /TASS/. Leaving the EU Britain was forcing the countries of the community the deterioration of relations with Russia. Such opinion on Monday on the page in Facebook was expressed by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on the possible expulsion of Russian diplomats.

“The country that leaves the European Union, exploiting the factor of solidarity and imposes the remainder of the deterioration of relations with Russia,” – wrote the diplomat.

Zakharov believes that this line is especially convenient to the United Kingdom, but does not fully represent the interests of the countries of the European Union. “Brickset has not been canceled, and the divorce process is in full swing. When London to come from the EU, it would be nothing to bind in the framework of the common foreign policy. Want to begin the game closer, want – on destruction, she continued. – But remaining in the European Union and will be bound by mutual responsibility anti-Russian solidarity, imposed once the British.”

Earlier, the Times newspaper that up to two dozen European countries can follow the example set by London and expel the alleged exploration of the Russian diplomats in response to poisoning in English of Salisbury, who was convicted in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. In particular, it is assumed that a concerted campaign will participate including Germany, Poland, France, the Baltic countries and a number of States.