The Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko..
MOSCOW, 7 Aug — Russia is ready to dialogue with the United States at all levels, including through contacts between the two leaders, but until after the midterm elections in America are all too unpredictable, told reporters on Wednesday the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
“We are interested in the dialogue between our countries at all levels, including between the leaders of Russia and the USA”, — said the MP. At the same time, the results of the midterm congressional elections in American politics all too unpredictable, you need to wait, she believes.
Assessing the recent statements by us politicians, Matvienko admitted that “rather skeptical” refers to the possibility of constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington at the present time.
The Senator noted that, according to preliminary results, in the house of representatives, the majority will be Democrats, and the Senate remains with the Republicans. “This leaves a narrow corridor of opportunity for the US President. In my opinion, will continue to be division and political struggle in the United States,” — said Matvienko.
In her opinion, this unstable situation will be transferred to the international agenda on international institutions, this turbulence will affect Russia.
“Let’s hope that common sense will prevail, and the same understanding (need contacts) will be in the US establishment that the dialogue with Russia is simply necessary as to improve bilateral relations and as an important factor of stability in the world”, — concluded the speaker of the Federation Council.