At the same time he voiced hope that this situation would change sooner or later.
“The US president banned drug policemen from talking to me. They do not communicate with me. I did not forbid this to my subordinates, they are talking to their partners from the US but the result is much worse,” Ivanov said.
“If Barack Obama banned them from talking to us, I do not ban them [my subordinates] from speaking with them [US fellow drug policemen]. I believe that the situation will change some day. We should work together,” the Russian drug control chief added.