The statement of the Minister of foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab that the government of Russia is “almost certainly” had tried to intervene in the UK General election of 2019 so vague that they cannot be understood, this was stated by the representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova, reports TASS on 16 July.
She noted that in the UK there is no evidence of interference, the claim is not substantiated, so it is unclear what retaliatory measures may be taken by the British.
Zakharova called Perl the language used by Raab to intervene in the elections “almost certainly”.
The British foreign Secretary accused Russia of meddling in the parliamentary elections of 2019. According to him, we are not talking about a large-scale campaign on the part of Russia, but “any attempt to interfere in our democratic process is totally unacceptable”. Conducted criminal investigations regarding how the Internet got the unedited documents.
Elections to the UK Parliament took place on 12 December 2019. The conservative party headed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson won.