Kremlin says ties with US cannot get any worse under Pompeo
“It is hardly doable to fall beneath the ground, so it’s unlikely issues will get any worse on this regard,” President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated in a response to a query concerning the high-level workers adjustments within the US administration introduced on Tuesday.
“In any case there after all stays the hope of a constructive and sober strategy to bilateral ties. There may be at all times this hope,” Peskov stated at an everyday press briefing.
Tillerson in his farewell remarks this week warned Washington should do extra to reply to Russia’s “troubling behaviour and actions.”
“Russia should assess rigorously as to how its actions are in the perfect pursuits of the Russian individuals and of the world extra broadly,” he stated.
“Persevering with on their present trajectory is more likely to result in larger isolation on their half, a state of affairs which isn’t in anybody’s curiosity.”
The US has accused Russia of actively interfering within the 2016 presidential election, stealing Democratic celebration communications and pushing out disinformation via social media, claims Moscow denies.
Pompeo stated in his earlier position as CIA director that the company had noticed Russian exercise to affect the subsequent US election cycle, the November mid-terms.