OREANDA-NEWS. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the United States uses external factors as a covers for its errors in the political arena.

“Over the years, a number of politicians in the United States of America, who have concentrated various levers of power… regularly cover their own mistakes with some external factors. Or initially they create certain situations through provocations, which are then attributed to external factors,” Zakharova said on the air of the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station. In other cases, according to her, Washington’s failures are explained by a number of external factors.

The diplomat added that the White House has repeatedly blamed Russia, China, as well as the countries in the Middle East, for “all troubles.”