Kremlin claimed that it will be difficult for Jon Huntsman, the US Ambassador to Russia to work in Russia after his statement that Crimea is Ukraine. Frants Klintsevich, the First Deputy Head of Committee on Defense of Federation Council of Russia reported this at Facebook.
'I think that it will be difficult for Jon Huntsman to work in Russia after such deliberate statements', Klintsevich noted.
He added that there are more important issues then the improvement of the Russian-American ties. 'Moreover, the US do not do anything for this'.
Natalia Poklonskaia, the former Prosecutor of Crimea and MP of the Russian State Duma claimed to RBK that Huntsman just did not have time to get acquainted with the geography of Russia and Ukraine.
'Possibly, it will be news to him that Crimea is Russia. If he wants to study geography then he should watch the wonderful pictures of March 18, 2014, where the people are glad to the Russian flags', Poklonskaia claimed.
As we reported Jon Huntsman, the US Ambassador to Russia expressed his support of Ukraine regarding the Crimea's annexation by Russia and its dispute over the peninsula with Ukraine.
Earlier Huntsman claimed that the settlement of the Ukrainian issue is important for the improvement of ties with Russia.
Crimea was annexed by Russia by way of the illegal referendum that was held at the peninsula in March 2014. Earlier the Russian militaries that stayed there without any marking conquered all strategic military objects and building of the force and state bodies. The results of the referendum were not recognized by Ukraine and the world society. The number of the European and world countries, including Ukraine imposed the economic sanctions against Russia.