“Everything that is going on in the Congress and the Senate lives its own strange life in the context of Russia. It defies neither analysis nor logic. This is called one global word: Russophobic politics in its own opportunistic interests is not even interests, but goals, ”she said.

The diplomat did not begin to link the approval by the Foreign Affairs Committee of this initiative with the visit to Washington of the head of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov.

The project obliges the secretary of state to determine whether Russia should be considered "a country sponsoring terrorism."

Political analyst Alexander Asafov in an interview with RT commented on the idea.