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Russia: Lavrov speaks of ‘anti-Russian hysteria’ in the US03:52

Russia: Lavrov speaks of ‘anti-Russian hysteria’ in the US

Russian Federation, Sochi
October 17, 2017 at 12:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on current relations between Moscow and Washington in an interview on the sidelines of the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Monday.

Lavrov said that the continued discussion about alleged Russian interference into US elections "reflects inter-political fight" and that “with so many personalities involved in the process, there was not a single leak at least about one single fact that would confirm these charges."

Commenting on the Catalan referendum and the upcoming referendums in Italy’s Lombardy and Veneto, Lavrov called the current situation a "backlash" for Brussels who is "delegating a lot of competencies to the central structures of the European Union."

The foreign minister added that it will be difficult for the EU "to find the golden mean between the centralisation of a number of competences" and "greater respect to the sovereignty and national rights of these member states.”

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on current relations between Moscow and Washington in an interview on the sidelines of the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Monday.

Lavrov said that the continued discussion about alleged Russian interference into US elections "reflects inter-political fight" and that “with so many personalities involved in the process, there was not a single leak at least about one single fact that would confirm these charges."

Commenting on the Catalan referendum and the upcoming referendums in Italy’s Lombardy and Veneto, Lavrov called the current situation a "backlash" for Brussels who is "delegating a lot of competencies to the central structures of the European Union."

The foreign minister added that it will be difficult for the EU "to find the golden mean between the centralisation of a number of competences" and "greater respect to the sovereignty and national rights of these member states.”

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