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Monday, October 24, 2016

Lavrov joked about hacking email of the democratic party USA, Russian hackers

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that can not do without the swear words to comment on the publication of Russia’s involvement in email hacking of the US Democratic party. From the correspondence it became known that the party apparatus lobbied for the election of Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate of USA to the detriment of Bernie Sanders.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

In the capital of Laos, Vientiane before meeting with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry one of the American journalists did not miss the opportunity to ask Lavrov about the “Russian trace” in hacking of postal service of the Democrats.

The Russian foreign Minister answered this question a joke. “I would not like to use words of four letter (swear words – ed.)”, Lavrov said in English (quoted by Reuters).

Last week, WikiLeaks has published thousands of letters, functionaries, which showed that the leadership of the Democratic party has favored Hillary Clinton in the fight for the right to become a candidate for President of the United States to the detriment of Bernie Sanders. Recently the media reported that the leak, which occurred in the midst of the election campaign, may be linked to Russian hackers.

The representative of the electoral headquarters Clinton had earlier said that the scandal of letters was organized in order to help Donald Trump is a candidate for the U.S. presidency from the Republicans. The billionaire has denied the charges.

Read more: the Scandal before the election: the United States will soon be non-partisan

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