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MOSCOW, December 15./TASS/. Britain’s intelligence MI6 prefers to indulge in witch-hunt instead of fighting against real threats, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary following anti-Russian statements by Britain’s foreign intelligence service Alex Younger.
"Several years have passed and we see again and again the very same MI6 and its overseas curators indulge in the old habit of hunting witches instead of fighting against real challenges and threats," the Russian Foreign Ministry said. "Possibly, they are not well aware who the real enemy is today. In Syria, the United States and its allies have been unable to find out who is a terrorist and who is a freedom fighter there."
"Younger finds it far easier to tell scare stories about a Russian threat and hybrid wars to his own population than to resist terrorists and extremists," the Russian Foreign Ministry said. "It is very regretful some Western secret services and politicians have opted for that path. Getting back to the realities and regaining credibility internationally is a task they will have to address sooner or later."
Earlier, on December 8 Younger said that threats to Britain were coming from cyber warfare, propaganda and subversion from hostile states like Russia and that Moscow was targeting forthcoming elections in Germany and France.