WASHINGTON, November 24. / TASS /. The United States continues to destroy ties in areas unrelated to politics, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said in a statement posted on Facebook on Wednesday criticizing the United States’ export restrictions imposed. at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT).
“The [US] the administration continues its destructive policy of severing ties in areas that have nothing to do with politics, “Antonov said.” Allegations that MIPT is a “military end user” do not stand up to it. ‘exam. “
The ambassador recalled that “the university trains technical specialists, including for complex military-industrial enterprises”.
“But anyone can guess how this threatens the national security of the United States. As usual, no facts were presented to us,” Antonov stressed.
“Each new restriction is a missed opportunity to normalize bilateral relations,” the ambassador concluded.
Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Commerce added the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology to the list of legal persons presumed to be military end users, according to the document published in the Federal Register database on Wednesday. Entities on the list are subject to export restrictions.