Russia is ready to cooperate with US in the fight against cybercrime
The Russian foreign Minister recalled that in October 2015 Russia has offered the Obama administration to cooperate in the fight against cyber crime, but was refused.
MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. Russia is interested in close cooperation with USA in combating crimes in cyberspace. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov after talks with his us counterpart Rex Tillerson.
“We are interested in close cooperation on the fight against crimes in cyberspace, — said Lavrov. — We have this interest is not only preserved, but also fully valid, and we have offered to resume contacts as the special representatives of the US administration and the Russian President and the relevant agencies. We felt that this time, maybe the result of these efforts will lead to the establishment of a channel”.
Lavrov recalled that in October 2015 Russia has offered the Obama administration to cooperate in the fight against cybercrime.
“We proposed to establish cooperation, to hold a special contacts between the competent authorities, to establish a bilateral mechanism, which in real time would be exchanged information about where, who and how is trying to disrupt existing international and national legal norms of Russia and the USA. The Obama administration has refused this offer, and simply did not react”, — he said.