High-rise building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Natalia Seliverstova
MOSCOW, 12 Oct – the New time in Russian-American relations has not come yet, the US cannot overcome old fears, said in an interview with the Director of the Department of North America of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation Georgy Borisenko.
Answering the question of whether the Russian foreign Ministry for President Donald trump in his microblog on Twitter and how to relate to his statements, the diplomat explained that “the foreign Ministry take seriously any statements of heads of other countries, including the United States.”
“What is now part of the statements is done using the new means of communication, is probably the trend of the times, a trend that is already becoming the norm. Still, the important thing is not which channel is brought one or the other position, and in its essence, and subsequent implementation,” he says.
“For example, we read in the tweets of U.S. President about the benefits of normalizing relations with Russia. But the new era in Russian-American relations has not come yet. America, despite widespread use of the most modern technologies, does not overcome old phobias”, — said Borisenko.