The state Department announced the US intention to “rebuild” relations with Russia
WASHINGTON, February 8. /TASS./ The United States would like to “rebuild” relations with Russia, given that the two States have many areas that cause mutual concern.
This was stated on Thursday the head a press-services of the Department of state Heather Nauert during a regular press briefing.
“We would like to rebuild those relations because we have many areas of mutual concern”, she said.
At the same time, added Nauert, the United States will continue to exert pressure on Russia in connection with the situation in Syria. “We’re there (in Syria) to help people. We will continue to put pressure on the Russian government to do the right thing”, she said.
Nauert again accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons. According to her, this is “with the permission of Russia”. “Let me remind you that six times in the last 30 days chemical weapons in one form or another have been used against the Syrian people,” — said the representative office.
In this regard, the United States urges Russia to support the extension of the mandate of the new mechanism for investigation hematic in Syria.