Slutsky appreciated Borrell's speech in the European Parliament

MOSCOW, Feb 9 – RIA Novosti. The speech of the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, in the European Parliament is openly discordant with his statements during his visit to Russia and is fully consistent with the place and the general Russophobic mood of the audience, Leonid Slutsky, head of the State Duma's international affairs committee, told RIA Novosti.

Earlier, Borrell, reporting to the European Parliament on a trip to Moscow, said that Russia has shown disinterest in restoring relations with the EU. He also announced that he can exercise his right and initiate new sanctions against Russia.

“Borrell's speech in the European Parliament is openly discordant with his statements during his visit to Russia and is fully consistent with the place and the general Russophobic mood of the audience. Apparently, with his statements, the head of European diplomacy tried to justify himself in front of those MEPs who called for the dismissal of Josep Borrell after his trip. to Moscow, “Slutsky said.

The deputy noted that the “change of tone” just demonstrates those double standards of the European Union, about which Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke.

“Borrell was unable to impose a destructive agenda in bilateral negotiations and is now forced to” play back, “Slutsky added.

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