The Kremlin says the charges of meddling in the election of President of the United States (US presidential election), which is entangled to 13 of its citizens, does not prove anything. The Kremlin emphasized that there was no indication of Russian government involvement in the action.
As reported by Reuters this comment became the first reaction of the Kremlin or the Russian Presidential Palace against criminal charges interfering with presidential elections US federated Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to 13 Russian nationals.
The indictment for 13 Russians was released by special prosecutor Robert Mueller on Friday (16/2) local time. Mueller led an FBI investigation into alleged collusion between Trump's campaign team with Russia to influence the 2016 election results.
Mentioned in the indictment that the Russian organization named Internet Research Agency (IRA) committed an espionage and criminal conspiracy to interfere with presidential elections United States that was held in 2016. The conspiracy aims to catapult US President Donald Trump who was then a Republican presidential candidate and dropped his rival, Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidential candidate.
In response to last Saturday (17/12), a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Russian state, Maria Zakharova, called the indictment absurd.
The Kremlin party only issued an official response on Monday (18/2) local time. The Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, stressed that the US charges were more focused on individuals than on the Russian state. "They are talking about Russian citizens, but we hear an announcement of Washington's allegations about the involvement of the Russian state, the Kremlin and the Russian government." There is no indication that the Russian state could be involved in this, "Peskov said.
" Russia does not interfere, has no habit of interfering in the internal affairs of other countries and is not doing it now, "he added.
The Kremlin has repeatedly denied the allegations said Russia was trying to influence the results of the US presidential election to help Trump become US President. The Kremlin mentioned that such allegations are part of an anti-Russian campaign in the United States.
Peskov also affirmed in his response that the US accusations were unfounded and unjust.
(nvc / dhn)