Connected TASS Mr. Sergei Ryabkov quoted: “Both sides are actually facing a serious crisis in relations, the likes of which have never been seen before. Careful calibration and verification of actions is required to prevent further escalation.”
He accused the US of taking “irresponsible and escalating actions not only towards Ukraine but also towards Ukraine”.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Ryabkov – Photo: TASS
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister also warned that due to this situation Russia will not have to deny anything. The level of diplomatic relations may decline and there may also be a break in diplomatic relations.
However, Mr Ryabkov later stressed that Russia currently has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with the United States.
“We believe that diplomatic relations are an international factor that needs attention because otherwise, we will lose all civilized means of sending messages to each other” – the deputy minister added.
These messages were given in an interview with RTVI.
The senior Russian diplomatic official also pointed out that November 16 will mark 90 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the United States, a relationship that went through many ups and downs, even ups and downs. Is. Platform as ally, for example in the form of brotherhood in the fight against the Nazi regime.
Mr. Ryabkov said that Russia will always respond to all US challenges and actions, reaffirming that Russia always firmly and consistently defends its interests in many areas.