The Government of Russia ruled out on Wednesday that battered relations with United States will improve after the elections of half mandate carried out Tuesday in the main economic and military power on the planet. For the Kremlin, however, this neither means that relations will worsen.
«It can be assumed, with high probability, that promising prospects for the normalization of us-Russian relations is not vislumbrarán on the horizon», told reporters the Russian presidency, Dmitri Peskov, spokesman to be consulted about what impact expected the Russian authorities of the intermediate elections in United States.
Peskov stressed that this does not mean that Moscow is not wishing to continue the dialogue with Washington, since there are many problems whose solution requires Russian-us communication in today’s world. «It’s issues of stability and arms control, issues that they won’t fade without a dialogue», said.
They deny interference in elections, Peskov added that «would hardly be possible that relationships are more complex because they are already complicated enough», and said that «Unlike of what claim these phobias in the United States, Russia has not» interfered with, no interference and does not intend to interfere in the electoral processes in any country of the world, including the United States.»
The relationship between Moscow and Washington has long very tense and United States announced recently that it will leave one of the major treaties on nuclear disarmament signed with Russia at the end of the 1980s, the INF. Tensions between both powers revolve around various topics, as Russian participation in the wars of Ukraine and Syria, with the toxic agent, Novichok attacks attributed to Moscow and alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential.