State Department: US seeks to improve relations with Russia


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USA without a doubt want to improve relations with Russia and looking for areas of cooperation between the two countries. This was announced Wednesday at a regular briefing for journalists the head a press-services of the Department of state Heather Nauert.

“Since the beginning of the current administration, we declared a low level of trust between the United States and Russia. We don’t want that. We without a doubt would like to improve relations with their government. We continue to try to find areas of mutually beneficial cooperation with them,” she said, commenting on the words of the journalist about the alleged progress between Moscow and Washington with cold war.

As an example, the representative of the foreign Ministry led the negotiations on the ceasefire in the South-West of Syria. “We continue to work on finding areas of mutual interest where we could work together. But we deplore what is happening to our Embassy in Moscow,” she said, referring to the reduction of American diplomatic personnel in Russia.

Earlier Wednesday, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov said that Moscow and Washington there is no cold war “due to the fact that there is no reason for the cold war its the same old meaning, namely the confrontation of systems, ideologies, struggle for the triumph of ideas”.