The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia S. Lavrov Century hopes that the deterioration of relations between the Russian capital and the capital of the United States reached the bottom, although attempts to improve until it is not visible.
" We already went down pretty deep. I rather hope It's the reduction of the level of cooperation reached some kind of bottom. At least as long as the movement goes no further setbacks, but without any apparent attempt to lift these Relations, " he said, speaking through Open lectures by senior government and political figures of Russia in the project " Civic University ", RIA " Novosti ". Reviews Lavrov, the period of cooling in relations between Russia and the United States will be long." This, of course, not the cold war, " he added. Lavrov did not say these Relationships in a certain term." I think at present We will leave to the historians: I think someone once describe for textbooks this period, some so capacious and bright term, " said he. Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations turned to measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia has restricted the import of food items from countries that have imposed regarding her punishment.