A state Department plan to build up relations with Moscow have estimated in the state Duma

Leonid Slutsky

Provisions of the plan of the Secretary of state of the United States Rex Tillerson on interaction with Moscow are encouraging, but to give any forecasts for the implementation of the document is premature. This opinion was expressed by the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky, his words leads RIA Novosti on Tuesday, June 20.

“Constructive wording once again gave rise to optimism when read, but unfortunately, given the experience of recent months, the first months of the presidency of the [Donald] trump, I fear that the rhetoric will again be able to say,” said Slutsky.

On the preparation of the state Department secret document reported by the American portal BuzzFeed. In plan, consisting of three parts, it is noted that the dwelling on the subject of Russian aggression against the United States “is counterproductive to both sides.”

In addition, we are talking about the joint issues of Washington’s strategic interest: the civil war in Syria, quickly realized the DPRK’s nuclear programme, cyber security and cyber espionage. The third paragraph deals with the need to achieve “strategic stability”, which means “the number of long-term mutual political goals.”

On 13 June, speaking at the hearings in the Senate of the Congress of the United States, Tillerson said that the partners of the United States asking the White house to improve relations with Russia. Earlier, the Secretary said that “relations between Moscow and Washington are at a record low and continues to deteriorate.”