The Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton chief Executive officer commented on the statement of adviser to the President for national security Robert O'Brian, who called the Russian region is a dagger in the heart of Europe. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
"a Dagger in the heart of Europe": in the United States talking about Kaliningrad
Alikhanov said that the diplomat was superficial and unprepared. He suggested that just in the United States are dissatisfied with the introduction in 2019, e-visas, after which the region was a large influx of poles and Germans, but were not Americans.
“Maybe he’s trying to Express the desire of American citizens to come to visit us,” said Alikhanov.
The Governor of the Kaliningrad region said that the region has well developed tourism, and to pandemic coronavirus, the number of travelers increased by 17-20 percent annually.
Earlier the adviser to the President for national security Robert O'Brien stated that Kaliningrad could be a center of trade, tourism and contacts between Russia and Western Europe, but it was turned into a closed military base with a huge number of rockets and weapons, which threaten all European allies and Baltic States.