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The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the provisions of the Constitution of the United States at odds with reality. She wrote about this on his page on Facebook, responding to criticism of the editor-in-chief of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov of the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov.
Earlier Venediktov challenged Lavrov’s words that in the USA the primacy of the Constitution over international law. In proof of his position, the editor quoted from the U.S. Constitution, which States that “all the treaties concluded or to be concluded on behalf of the United States, are the Supreme law of the land” on par with the basic law.
Zakharov drew attention to the fact that the US has a system of case law and court decisions there is a lot of evidence in favor of the words of Lavrov. She added that the rules of international law are not American laws, if not unconstitutional. Zakharov explained that such a provision is enshrined in the restatement of American law in foreign policy.
Finally, the post foreign Ministry spokesman acknowledged that Venediktov only rights that the U.S. Constitution and American reality often do not coincide. She thanked him for what he paid attention to it.
Earlier, Lavrov said the abuse of U.S. regulation of the country in which the headquarters of the United Nations. According to him, such actions are manifested in the fact that the country does not issue visas to diplomats from unwanted countries.
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