Tillerson spoke about the demand of partners of Washington to improve relations with Moscow

Rex Tillerson

The partners of the United States asking Washington to improve relations with Russia. On Tuesday, June 13, said the U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson, speaking at the hearings in the Senate, reports RIA Novosti.

“Large and small allies in Europe, the middle East, Southeast Asia, without exception say, “Please take care of the relations with Russia, they should be improved.” They believe that the deterioration of these relations will certainly affect them,” said Tillerson.

Earlier, Tillerson said that “relations between Moscow and Washington are at a record low and continues to deteriorate.” Simultaneously it became known that the USA is not the first time congratulated the Russian national holiday on June 12. The state Department explained that the White house adopted a “new approach where formal greetings are transmitted via the U.S. Embassy” in the respective capitals.

June 13, the U.S. Congress, revealed the details of the bill on new sanctions against Russia. In the case of approval of the draft law us companies and individuals will not be allowed to lend to Russian banks for longer than 14 days.

The Minister of defence of Germany Ursula von der Leyen, on 13 June, said that Berlin is interested in resolving differences with Russia, but from a position of strength. In Moscow have suggested that this statement was made in favor of Washington, and it is not conducive to the improvement of the tense situation in the world.

Russia has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election. Such statements, in particular, contained in the published in January, declassified part of the report, which was prepared by us intelligence agencies. It said that Putin personally instructed to arrange a campaign to discredit the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and win the Republican trump. In Moscow these accusations categorically deny.