Russia says a US investigation into the alleged collusion between some American and Russian officials to influence last year’s US presidential election is a domestic affair for Washington, and it is hurting relations between the two countries.
“We’ve repeatedly stated our position on the anti-Russian hysteria which the US is stoking, fueling and keeping heated up, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Friday.
“We are still bewildered at the ongoing investigation. This is definitely a US domestic affair, but in this case it naturally hurts our bilateral relations, which is regrettable,” Peskov noted.
He also said US President Donald Trump’s statement about the failure of the federal investigation over suspicions of Russian interference in the US election spoils the image of the US and so the investigation should be halted.
The investigations into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election is led by…