The US is not interfering in the elections of the President of Russia, said the huntsman

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in fotobanka USA in Russia John huntsman. Archive photoThe US is not interfering in the elections of the President of Russia, said the huntsman© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

The United States does not interfere in the elections of the President of Russia, which will be held on March 18, said the US Ambassador in Moscow John huntsman.

«We do not interfere (elections in Russia), it is not what we do. We have no interest in what we are accused,» said an American diplomat in an interview with radio station «Echo of Moscow».

He stressed that it does not interact with the candidates in presidents of the Russian Federation. The huntsman said that he met with Ksenia Sobchak, Grigory Yavlinsky, Pavel Grudinina. He also explained that he had no contacts with opposition activist Alexei Navalny, who has previously been refused registration as a presidential candidate.

The huntsman expects that this year Moscow and Washington will be able to complete having a better relationship than now.

Presidential elections will be held on March 18, the election campaign officially started on 18 December 2017.

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