Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov on the wires via Tass
- Russian troops have not been sent into Ukraine
The headline remarks were reportedly made to outgoing EU Commission president Barroso who relayed them to delegates at last week-end’s EU summit, according to Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper when he said
If I want to I can take Kiev in two weeks
It was was taken out of context and had a totally different meaning
Ok, we’re all ears.. Do tell.
- Tass is quoting Ushakov as criticising Barroso and calling his behaviour “improper” and undiplomatic
If this was done then it seems to me unworthy of a serious political figure