H Russia should be prepared for the worst case scenario in terms of US sanctions, because of the policy pursued by Washington towards Moscow, stressed on Thursday Kremlin.
He even called this policy hostile and unpredictable, also applauding Lavrov’s statements that characterized this policy as deadlocked and foolish.
“The hostility and unpredictability of American actions generally push us to prepare for the worst-case scenarios.”Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peshkov told reporters.
The United States has threatened to impose new sanctions on Moscow over the imprisonment of Russian opposition politician and Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, as well as on other issues that have put pressure on the ruble and Russian markets.
Moscow’s ties with Washington were at an all-time low last month when Russia recalled its ambassador to the United States after in an interview with US President Joe Biden in which he stated that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “murderer”.
Earlier in the day, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during a visit to Kazakhstan that Washington’s policy was deadlocked and “perhaps still foolish,” according to Reuters and TASS, and relayed the Athens News Agency.
Asked about Lavrov’s remarks, a Kremlin spokesman said the Russian foreign minister was “as clear as ever.”
The Kremlin spokesman also commented on yesterday’s publication of the Politico newspaper, which quoted US government sources as saying that the White House was considering appointing a special envoy for the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, which would be closed. that such intentions eloquently show their interventions USA in the internal affairs and economic interests of other countries.