Johnson said there was evidence of Russian meddling in elections in Europe and the United States

The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson has announced plenty of evidence of Russian interference in the elections in Germany, France and the United States. He declared December 22, after talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Video of the press conference published on the channel Russia Today on YouTube.

Lavrov said that Russia is accused of meddling in the political process in the United States, France and other countries, but no one has provided evidence.

«Even in the Western community, there are many leaders who have common sense and unblinkered view. For example, my neighbor Boris Johnson recently stated that he has no evidence that Russia intervened in the referendum on the UK exit from the European Union», – said the head of the foreign Ministry.

Johnson said: «it was Not successful (interventions. – «GORDON»). I think it’s the right thing to say.» «I think it is very important that you acknowledge Russian attempts to interfere in our referendum and elections. Whatever attempts may be, they were unsuccessful. It seems to me that if these attempts succeed, it would have been completely different,» said Johnson.

The British foreign Secretary also said that «it was a lot of evidence of Russian interference in the elections in Germany… in France, in the U.S., but there is no evidence of a successful Russian intervention in the UK.»

10 December 2016, the CIA concluded that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election to help the Republican candidate Donald Trump to win over the representative of the Democratic party Hillary Clinton. The speaker of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov, has called such allegations «obscene». In the published us intelligence report says that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered to start a campaign for intervention in U.S. elections.

May 13, 2017 Johnson said that there is a «real possibility» that Russia will try to sabotage the parliamentary elections in the UK.




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