Dmitry Zlatarev. The people of the U.S. and Russia are making a very big contribution " to security in the world, said on the last working day of the week, Assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland.
She participated in events of laying wreaths to the memorial "Spirit of the Elbe" at Arlington national cemetery near the capital of the United States.
"All of us, both Americans and Russians, it is important to remember what unites us," said Nuland reporters after the event. In her expressions, " Both of our people believe in peace." Both people make a very big contribution to ensuring security on our planet, " She added.
Nuland also stressed that " We are hard at work on a Common action to cross a difficult period in bilateral relations.
The assistant Secretary said, it is a great honor to be on current events with a great friend - Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the USA Sergey) Kislyak ".
"Together we honor the memory of those victims who suffered young Americans, young people from all over the Soviet Union, including Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians. We met on the Elbe in 1945, and this was the beginning of our common victory over Nazism, our total victory in the name of freedom, " - said Nuland.
in her expressions, " this is an important day that should be remembered on the sufferings of the victims, our common efforts for a more secure world ".
A meeting of Soviet and American troops on the Elbe river on 25 April 1945. Among those who on the eve of the 70th anniversary of this momentous event laid a wreath from the American veterans of the Second world war, was the participant of the legendary meeting - Russian American Igor Belosevic.