Tefft urged the United States and Russia to work together to tackle the problems of Syria and the DPRK


RIA Novosti

U.S. Ambassador to Moscow John Tefft, who is completing his mission in Russia, called the key problems that Moscow and Washington must confront together.

“We need to work hard on finding those areas where we can interact. As I said earlier, we need to find a solution to three big problems. Ukraine is number one. This is also the situation in Syria, which includes the fight against “Islamic state”* and a political settlement of the Syrian crisis”, — quotes kp.ru his words.

The diplomat also noted the threatening “global security North Korea.”

“On the solution of all these problems we need to work together. IG our huge threat we all suffer from terrorist attacks. We need to tackle this problem thoroughly, and I think we will come to it. I saw many similarities in our people”, — concluded Tefft.

Earlier it became known that the U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson commissioned to oversee the sanctions against Russia and the DPRK.

The analyst Irina Lantsova in an interview with NSN urged to solve the problem of North Korea through dialogue.

* “Islamic state” (ISIS) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.