The Ambassador of the Russian Federation: the words of Washington’s readiness to cooperate with Moscow with deeds


WASHINGTON, March 27. /TASS/. The words of Washington’s readiness to cooperate with Moscow broke with cases, and despite assurances, continued the line of the former administration. As they say in a statement on Monday a press statement, Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov, Russia will not give yourself to provoke an emotional breakdown actions being taken against Moscow in response to the attributed to her involvement in the poisoning in Britain of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

“The action of Washington indicates a very alarming symptoms. The words about readiness for cooperation with deeds. Contrary to the assurances, continued the line of the former administration. Kick official representatives and representatives of Russia – actions to confrontation; they have no excuses,” said he.

As noticed the head of the Russian diplomatic mission in the United States, “sent to the people responsible for those few areas in which survival of the mutually beneficial cooperation, space, science and culture, trade, clarify the fate of prisoners and missing”. “Restoration of relations and the search for common ground set back”, – he stressed.

Pre-planned action

“The extent of the damage and the preceding information training and support suggests that he was most likely planned, it just was delayed, waiting for the right reason. The absence of any facts supporting the allegations of Washington and London to our address, can not create suspicion in close coordination and joint planning of the incident,” – said Antonov.

However, he also said that “the official representatives of the administration openly justified the closure of the Consulate General of Russia in close proximity to the submarine base and the industries largest defense contractor, Boeing. “So what’s the connection with the case poisoned by a British agent Skripal and his daughter?” – asked the diplomat.

To divert attention will not work

“Internal problems, from which Washington and London are trying to divert the attention of the “Russian threat”, not going anywhere. Our opponents do not like a strong and powerful Russia, whose capabilities were recently demonstrated,” said the Ambassador.

According to him, “the day of the tragedy in Kemerovo” in Russia “seen from official Washington’s emotional deafness, indifference and callousness”. “We just wanted to do more,” said Antonov. “Conversely, when ordinary Americans are with us in our sorrow, we send condolences. Thank you, friends,” he said.

“The truth will emerge. To provoke an emotional breakdown we will not let ourselves. The answer will be”, – concluded the diplomat.

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