(Sputnik/NAN) Russia says it is able to construct relations with Washington, however that U.S. efforts are additionally essential.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov mentioned this whereas talking with reporters on Friday.
Pskov mentioned Washington’s place on Russia is regrettable.
“Of course, Russian-American relations, let’s say, the place that Washington takes with respect to our nation, can’t however trigger remorse.
“At the identical time, the temper that the president has repeatedly voiced: we wish and are searching for good mutually helpful relations based mostly on mutual respect, mutual belief with all nations, primarily with European ones, together with the United States.
“It takes two to tango,” Peskov mentioned.
He known as the state of affairs in Russia-US relations one of many principal disappointments of the outgoing 12 months.
Peskov mentioned the investigation of ties between President Donald Trump’s representatives and Moscow is an inside affair of the U.S., however on this case it harms relations with Russia.
“We have repeatedly acknowledged our opinion on this, this anti-Russian hysteria, which is inflated and escalated, and is maintained… within the U.S.
“We, in fact, continue to be bewildered in connection with the ongoing investigations, and this, of course, is the internal affair of the U.S., but in this case, of course, this is doing damage to our bilateral relations, and we regret this,” Peskov mentioned.
Trump mentioned in an interview with The New York Times printed Thursday that the investigation made his nation “look very bad” and that it put the United States “in a very bad position.”