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Monday, October 24, 2016

The Latvian foreign Ministry summoned the Russian Ambassador over an “uncomfortable” interview

The Ambassador of Russia Alexander Veshnyakov was urgently summoned to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Latvia. The wording “on a wide range of issues” actually boiled down to the explanation for the bold interview of a Russian diplomat, the Latvian mass-media, in which he talked about the deliberate demonization of Russia by the West.

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According to the press Secretary of the foreign Ministry of Latvia Raimonds Jansons, the office awaiting the visit of the Ambassador on Thursday, may 12.

Russian Ambassador Alexander Veshnyakov called into the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Latvia… I will Not go into all the details, but the call is connected with his statements on a wide range of issues, including his emotional interview to local newspaper “Vesti Nedeli”… the Ambassador was invited to talk on the morning of Thursday, may 12,” – quotes words a press-the Secretary of TASS.

Latvia and some other Western countries there is a deliberate demonization of the Russian Federation in order to weaken Russia. For this… any means necessary, including outright propaganda. The examples are not far to seek,” – said in particular in his interview, Veshnyakov, pointing to the recent film of Bi-bi-si “the Third world. In the command post” (which simulated the situation of a Russian attack on Latvia – approx. ed.) and the film is already made in Latvia “master plan”.


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