Russia considers unacceptable notes of ultimatum in Biden’s statements
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Peskov also said that the Kremlin regrets the rhetoric of the US President
Russia considers unacceptable «notes of ultimatum» in the statements of US President Joe Biden to Russia, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
«Notes of some kind of ultimatum are generally unacceptable for us, we have already said that we will not heed such statements, some kind of mentoring statements, we are not going to»,– he told reporters.
Peskov also said that the Kremlin regrets the rhetoric of the US President.
However, Moscow expects that despite all the disagreements, the two countries have a basis for interaction, the spokesman said..
«We expect that with a general statement of a huge number of disagreements and differences in approaches to key issues, we still have a basis for interaction. We still count on the political will of the Americans to continue communication where it is beneficial to us.»,– he added.
On Wednesday, February 4, US President Joe Biden visited the Department of State, where he delivered his first keynote speech on the main objectives of American foreign policy..
At the same time, President Biden stressed that the new American administration will not leave without consequences the malicious activities of Russia in the international arena and its violation of international obligations, including – in the field of human rights.
«I made it clear to President Putin, in a manner very different from my predecessor, that the days are gone when the United States did not resist Russia’s aggressive actions, interference in our elections, cyber attacks, poisoning of its citizens. We will not hesitate to increase costs for Russia and protect the vital interests of our people, – said Biden, – And our relations with Russia will become more effective when we work in the same coalition and coordination with our other like-minded people. The imprisonment of Alexei Navalny for political reasons and the suppression of freedom of expression and the right to peaceful assembly are of deep concern to both us and the international community. Mr. Navalny, like all Russian citizens, has constitutional rights. He was punished for exposing corruption. He must be released immediately and unconditionally.»