Moscow is not impressed by the measures taken by the US and EU-member states after the poisoning of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal. That has a spokesperson by the Kremlin to let it show. Russian president Putin is still open for a meeting with his American counterpart, Donald Trump.
‘Putin is willing, and Russia is willing to work for the mutually beneficial development of relationships, based on mutual trust, ” said spokesman Dmitry Peskov, according to the news agency Interfax. “We are as ready as our opponents or partners. It will depend on the Americans, but we keep this open.’
Earlier this week, made the United States and 20 other countries, including our country, are known to Russian diplomats suggests, as a sign of solidarity with Britain after a poison gas attack on a former Russian double agent. According to Great Britain is Russia behind it.
Great Britain decided two weeks ago, 23 Russian diplomats out of the country, and Russia be then 23 British diplomats.
‘Just important that teams to world cup’
Peskov showed Thursday not impressed by the latest sanctions. ‘Twenty or thirty countries, that is but a part of the international community.’
Also the boycott of the Soccer world cup, this summer in Russia, by Britain does not make much impression. ‘That will barely have an effect on the sporting feast’, according to Peskov. “It is not important or certain officials, or official representatives, but that or the teams play.”