BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 P.M.) – Russian President Vladimir Putin went “off-script” while addressing a meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives of the Russian Federation at the Ministry of Foreign affairs in Moscow on Thursday, severely criticising “forces” in the United States seeking to undermine Russian-American relations at their own expense.

“Going off script and speaking personally, I’d like to say a few words,” the Russian president said.

“We see that there are forces in the US which are prepared at the drop of a hat to sacrifice Russian-American relations for the sake of their internal political ambitions in America,” he said.

“They are prepared to sacrifice the interests of their own businesses” and “the interests of their allies in Europe and the Middle East,” as well as “their own national security,” Putin said.

“These people are neither despicable or pathetic,” he said referring to famous Russian satirists. “The opposite, they quite powerful and strong of they can peddle, sorry for my expression, various hard to swallow stories to millions of people,” he concluded.

During his speech, Putin also stressed the need to “develop relations with the European Union” despite current political tensions. He also said that any country looking to try and include Ukraine or Georgia in the NATO sphere of influence “should think of the possible consequences of this irresponsible policy” because Russia would “respond in kind to any aggressive steps that directly threaten Russian.”

The speech comes days after Putin and US President Donald Trump held bilateral talks in Helsinki. Trump has faced harsh criticism back home after appearing to side with Russia instead of the FBI over Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections.

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Everybody knows that one of the worst nightmare for the US deep state and military industrial complex is…
Russia entering the E.U.
And we’re MANY as much in the EU or Russia to wish this.

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I guess you never had a look on a map? But you perfectly represent the arrogance and ignorance of the Europeans. Europe is nothing else than the appendix of Asia and if.. Europe will end up in the Russian Federation not vice versa. Europe is a creation of the last couple of centuries. In fact it was created around midst of the 16th century and that includes the “Temple in Rome” when the first pope was seated there in 1777. Before the “Horde” been running the planet and those came from Asia. Everything, every single word told in your schools… Read more »

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ROFL!
Stop buying Lebanese Red hash 😉

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Impressive. You did read 28 books in the last couple of hours…

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