The building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
MOSCOW, Nov 8 — In the Moscow hopes that Washington, despite the difficult political situation, will be to pay attention to the normalization of relations with Russia, said the official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova.
“I hope that despite the very difficult political situation inside the United States of America, they will be able to pay attention to the issues of normalization of relations between our countries. Here in this we are definitely interested,” she said at a briefing in Moscow.
According to her, Russia has a legal basis to develop bilateral relations with the United States on a mutually beneficial and mutually respectful basis.
“We hope that this Russophobic enthusiasm that we observed for many years, this fake story regarding the Russian intervention in the American elections, these notions are relative to some Russian hackers, all this will end. There is still, unfortunately, the fears that now will begin a new round of these inventions, but it seems to me, do Americans need to understand the absurdity – many already know – the endless accusations of Russian meddling in the internal Affairs of States, without providing any evidence,” — said Zakharov.
On Tuesday, November 6, was held the mid-term elections in the U.S. Congress. According to the latest data, the Republicans retained the majority in the U.S. Senate, securing at least 52 seats in the required 50 for control of the upper house, but lost the majority in the house of representatives.
Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of attempts to influence U.S. elections, but the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States and other countries, said that there are no facts confirming it, no.
Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton stated that it had received assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia has not interfered in the elections in the States. Putin also said that this case is internal strife in the United States, and expressed the hope that the termination of the investigation “meddling” in elections and the alleged relations of the Russian Federation with Donald trump, leading spectaculorum Robert Muller, and on the development of relations between the two countries.