The United States will not be able to draw Russia into an arms race, said in the Federation Council
MOSCOW, February 7 — RIA Novosti. The United States will not be able to draw Russia into an arms race, armed forces of the Federation to develop its programme, their status was clearly demonstrated in Syria, told RIA Novosti on Monday the first Deputy head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Vladimir Jabbarov.
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“That tramp to arm themselves, this was no doubt. During the election campaign, the President talked about the fact that the US is behind in the field of weapons, especially strategic purpose,” said the Senator.
According to dzhabarov, Russian armed forces develop its programme, the priorities in this sphere was marked by the President of the Russian Federation. “We are modernizing our armed forces, their current state was clearly demonstrated in Syria,” — said the politician.
“The arms race, to which we are trying to push, will not” — said the MP. He complained that the Americans will try to maintain its military dominance in the world.