“There are many people in the US Congress who are radicals in terms of their convictions and many people who seek to create a political reputation for themselves through anti-Russian rhetoric,” Olenchenko explained.
The analyst believes that a certain fanaticism is present in the US Congress because of the upcoming elections, which will be held in November.
“On the Russian side, it was clearly stated that this would be unacceptable for us and would mean the termination of any relations with the United States.
The US administration correctly understood our signal, ”he said.
Earlier, as the Politico newspaper wrote, the State Department warned the US Congress about the problems if Russia is recognized as a "country sponsor of terrorism," the Politico newspaper writes.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that bilateral Russian-American relations could be forgotten if the United States declared Russia a "sponsor of terrorism."