\u201cJUST IN: #BNNRussia Reports.\n\nAndrey Kelin, Russian Ambassador to Great Britain, said on Monday that the termination of diplomatic relations between Russia and the United Kingdom is not in the interests of both parties. Andrey Kelin said, "A severance of diplomatic relations\u201d
“We come to understand that it should be approximately the same (but) we are not met with open arms,” he added, comparing this contact with the relationship with the royals.
In his salty rant, he also called Britain "a pirate haven".
“In the best of times, before 2018, there were many representative offices of Russian business here (about 60 of our representative offices and firms), Russian government bonds were traded on the stock exchange, and London was one of the first places in terms of capital consolidation.
“After 2018, the British government took a course that gradually pushed Russian businesses to leave here.
“The presence of Russian business has now been reduced to almost a minimum due to distrust of the British authorities, which are forcing sanctions, including personal ones.”