Russian foreign Ministry: Russia is interested in normalizing relations with the United States
Moscow is interested in the normalization of relations with Washington. About it in the first interview after his appointment said the new Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.
“Russia and the United States — powerful States, the permanent members of the UN security Council. We consider the role of the United States in world trade, to their large industrial potential. Our peoples have a lot in common. We just have to maximize the benefits of constructive interaction in the interests of Russia, U.S. and international security,” — he said “Kommersant”.
According to a senior Russian diplomat, it is important “to American colleagues realized the futility of confrontation” with Russia.
In the confrontation there will be no winners. Only creating the potential for bilateral cooperation, it is possible to achieve significant results in Russian-American relations.Anatoly Antonospora of the Russian Federation in the USA
Anatoly Antonov proposed to consider the establishment of a working relationship between the security Council of Russia and the national security Council of the United States, including for addressing terrorism, threats in cyberspace and strategic stability.
In addition to regular meetings of foreign Ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Rex Tillerson would be, in his opinion, it is useful to establish working contacts between the defense Ministers of Russia and the United States army General Sergei Shoigu and James Mattis. “The time has come to resume the practice of joint meetings of Ministers of foreign Affairs and defence of Russia and the USA in a format “two plus two”,” said the new Russian Ambassador in the United States.