"Just imagine UK media headlines if the Russian President called a leading opposition party a threat to national security?" the embassy responded on its Twitter account.
Just imagine UK media headlines if Russian President called a leading opposition party threat to national security? pic.twitter.com/XmRNUhrTC8— Russian Embassy, UK (@RussianEmbassy) 14 сентября 2015
Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko in turn congratulated Corbyn on his victory and expressed his hope for positive dialogue.
"Congratulations to @JeremyCorbyn. Hope for positive change in terms of debate, incl on our relations. #corbyncabinet," Yakovenko tweeted.