Russia on Thursday condemned Britain’s “blasphemous” and “immoral” attitude after London decided not to invite a Russian representative to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, amid diplomatic tensions between the two countries. .
“We consider this British attempt to use the national tragedy that has touched the hearts of millions of people around the world for geopolitical purposes to settle scores with our country (…).”Maria Zakharova, spokeswoman for Russian diplomacy, expressed her condolences in a press release.
“This is particularly blasphemous in relation to the memory of Elizabeth II”, He added.
A spokesman for Russian diplomacy condemned that the United Kingdom, according to them, is using the Russian invasion of Ukraine as an “excuse”, to a Russian leader at the funeral of Elizabeth II in London on Monday, 19 September. Not to invite.
Its Belarusian ally, as well as Burma and the West, along with North Korea, were no longer invited in Russia – a symbol of their pariah status – to the funeral of the queen, who died last Thursday at the age of 96.
“Now the British elite are on the side of the Nazis”, Referring to the significant military and financial aid London provided to Kyiv against Russian military intervention, Ms. Zakharova was reprimanded.
Elizabeth II’s funeral at Westminster Abbey next week is a major diplomatic event, and more than 100 heads of state, heads of state and other personalities are expected to attend.
Russia’s absence testifies to the very strained diplomatic relations between Moscow and London for many years, from the Skripal affair in 2018 to the conflict in Ukraine.
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