Thus, he commented on the statement by British Chief of Staff Nick Carter that the country is in a state of cyber war with Russia.
It is noted that Carter in the publication Daily Telegraph said that he "feels like at war," and Russia "poses a more serious threat than five years ago."
“The purpose of such speeches is clear. There are no real military threats, but defense structures need to justify their existence, active participation in political life and in budget utilization, ”the spokesman said in a statement on the embassy’s website.
He noted that the invented threats are traditionally not military, but are presented as such.
Earlier, the Russian embassy reacted to the promise of British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab "to impose sanctions against regimes that oppress journalists."
On September 12, Assistant Chief of Staff of the British Air Force, Julian Ball, named Russia's most dangerous weapon.