Rumours of Russian interference in Mexico elections – utter stupidity

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January 10, 2018 – FRN – 

Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

Rumours about Russian interference in the presidential elections in Mexico are nothing more than stupidity, – the ambassador of Russia in Mexico. Eduard Malayan. .commented on the US statement.

According to him, Russia has no reason for such actions. 

The American head of administration on national security Herbert McMaster said that there are alleged signs of Moscow’s interference in the upcoming elections in Mexico. Deputy head of the Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Ryabkov replied that Russia has no intention of interfering in the electoral processes of other states .

The diplomat noted that at the annual meeting held yesterday, the Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray with the ambassadors and consuls of the Latin American country and with the accredited diplomatic corps, the head of the department, said that Russia stands out among the European partners of Mexico, with good prospects for economic and political cooperation with Moscow.

The general elections will be held in Mexico on July 1 this year, and the main political forces of the country have already announced their candidates for the post of head of state.


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