Former Governor of Rhode island candidate in US presidents Lincoln Chafey in the program si-EN-EN State of the Union criticized the punishment is relatively capital of Russia and tried to convince them to seek fresh ways of rapprochement With Russia.
The US should discover ways to restore friendly relations With Russia instead of trying to impose punishment, he said, noting, because it is very important for the whole world, and especially for the former Soviet republics, for example, for Ukraine.
The ex-Governor also tried to convince the US to "stop error" of the sort that, according to his statement, did Hillary Clinton. Chafey has in mind the case in 2009, when Clinton, as U.S. Secretary of state, at a meeting With head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov had brought back a souvenir in the form of a button, which instead of the word "reboot" was written " overload ". The button was supposed to symbolize the beginning of a new stage in Russian-American relations. From the position Chafey, such "small symbolic error" and cause problems in the relationship, reports RIA " Novosti ". Last week the Lincoln Chafey became the fourth candidate in US presidents from Democratic party. About his plans Chafey said during a speech at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. The decision to participate in the presidential race also took nine Republicans. Before the leaders of the countries "Big seven" at the G7 conference in Germany unanimously supported the retention of pressure on the Russian Federation With sanctions. The head of Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also met before the G7 summit and agreed on sanctions against Russia.