Dmitry Zlatarev. The U.S. Department of defense leaves open opportunities for cooperation with Russia, said Tuesday the official representative of the Ministry of defense Peter cook.
"We are dialogues where it can be," he said, citing the example of an agreement on Iran's nuclear program.
"And We will work with Russia. We leave the door open to cooperation on other issues, " added the Commissioner of the Pentagon.
Cook noticed that the head of the U.S. Department of defense Ashton Carter supports " a powerful And balanced approach to Russia ". At the same time, he clarified that " We see aggressive behavior of the Russian Federation ", saying " Ukraine is one example of this ". According to his statement, " as a result of the fact that the Russian Federation is doing in the world ", the United States strengthens its capabilities.
first cook reminded that North America has long expressed concerns on the possible sale by Russia to Iran of a missile system With-300. Anyway, the U.S. defense Department is confident that the emergence of s-300 in Iran will not affect American soldiers in the area, cook said.
The Ukrainian authorities, as well as the US And EU before many times has accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it And calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict And is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political And economic crisis.