The Kremlin: We don’t expect Britain to show “political wisdom” after a presidency

The Kremlin stressed on Friday that it does not expect the UK or any of its Western allies to have any kind of “political wisdom” the day after Liz Terrace’s resignation as British Prime Minister.

“We cannot expect any political insight or wisdom from anyone in The West now, especially from Britain, “Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters when asked about former Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s aspiration to return to Downing Street.

Relations between Moscow and London have deteriorated to a degree record since Russia sent troops in Ukraine in February.

Russia viewed Johnson, who has good relations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, as one of its hostile parties.

The UK has provided Ukraine with military equipment, funding and training materials.

On Thursday, Russian diplomacy mocked the announcement of the resignation of British Prime Minister Liz Terrace, just 6 weeks after taking office and facing a series of crises.

“Britain has never been so dishonored by a prime minister,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova wrote on Telegram.

After Liz Truss resigned from her position 44 days after her election today, in Britain begins a campaign to find a person to take over as prime minister within a week at the latest, while no one has officially announced his candidacy so far.

Former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and former Defense Minister Penny Mordaunt are expected to compete for the job, but the race could also see the return of Boris Johnson, who was ousted in July when his ministers stepped down. in mass to force him to resign.

And i media Locals reported that 30 Conservative MPs had announced their support for Johnson’s return to head of the party, while British Defense Minister Ben Wallace stressed on Friday that he will not run for Prime Minister, but will also support Johnson. at the helm of the Conservative Party.

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