“Putin and Netanyahu agreed to hold a meeting shortly to discuss current bilateral relationships and exchange opinions on various international and regional issues.” – Dmitry Peskov, TASS, 1 January 2018.
“Russian-American relations and the position Washington takes toward our country can’t but elicit regret.” – Dmitry Peskov, Sentinel Source, 31 December 2018.
“He [Vladimir Putin] traditionally celebrates it [New Year] at home, together with family, close relatives and friends. … with the exception of cases when it is directly related to work, … it will be celebrated in a traditional way this year also.” – Dmitry Peskov, Tass, 31 December 2017.
“We’ve repeatedly stated our position on the anti-Russian hysteria which the US is stoking, fueling and keeping heated up. We are still bewildered at the ongoing investigation. This is definitely a US domestic affair, but in this case it naturally hurts our bilateral relations, which is regrettable.” – Dmitry Peskov, Tass, 29 December 2017.
“The fact that one of the would-be candidates is not taking part [following a decision to bar Aleksei Navalny from contesting the elections] has no bearing on the election’s legitimacy.” – Dmitry Peskov, The Economic Times, 27 December 2017.
“We cannot agree with an attitude that sees our country as a threat to the United States.” – Dmitry Peskov, Pakistan Observer, 27 December 2017.
“You can’t become a mediator between two countries just on your own will. It is impossible, you need both sides to be willing.” – Dmitry Peskov, News 4 Jax, 26 December 2017.
“Russia’s readiness to clear the way for de-escalation is obvious [referring to North Korea and the United States talks].” – Dmitry Peskov, Yeni Şafak, 26 December 2017