The foreign Ministry praised the upcoming elections in the U.S. Congress

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Russia considers the elections in the U.S. Congress internal matter of that country and with respect to the choice of American voters, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

«If we talk about elections in the US legislature, and the legislative elections of other countries is the internal processes in those States. We believe that we do not change and do not change their position in relation to the choice of normal and mutually respectful dialogue and development of relations. As for the voting, election winners – it’s the American voters, and probably to the experts who can and should this situation be analyzed before, during and after. But this is not the case of the foreign ministries of other States to give advice, to talk about their preferences,» said Zakharova at a briefing Thursday, answering a question about expectations influence the outcome of congressional elections on relations between Russia and the United States.

«We respect the choice of the American people, who exercise via the ballot their democratic will, choosing either the President or the legislature. This is an internal question of the United States. I would like to say again that we support the development of normal and mutually respectful full-fledged relations with the United States,» — said Zakharov.

Elections will be held in the US on 6 November. They are called intermediate because it is held in the middle of the term of the current President. Will be re-elected all 435 members of the house of representatives, 35 of 100 senators, and governors of 39 States and territories.