Angelina Timofeeva. The level of interaction between Russia and the United States in the Syrian settlement of strikes, said on Thursday in interview of the German Commissioner of the German government for intersocietal cooperation With Russia Gernot Erler.
"Both countries are working in the exciting pace together and want to exchange information on the level of military power, are working together in the UN security Council on the resolution. It is striking, " said Erler.
in the Syrian Arab Republic Since March 2011 continues with weapons of conflict, in which, according to the UN, lost their lives more than 250 thousand people. Government troops to confront units of terrorists belonging to various armed groups. The most active are the militants extremist groups "Islamic state" and " dzhebhat EN-Nusra ". From September 30 to Russia at the request of President Bashar al-Assad began to apply air strikes against the "Islamic country" in the Syrian Arab Republic.
According to Erler, although the Syrian interaction does not absolve the capital of Russia Ukraine, Russia is not the first time successfully performed at the international arena as a mediator in solving global conflicts." One may recall that, despite the Ukrainian conflict, in parallel conducted productive cooperation With Russia on the Iranian nuclear program, in the end, together With Russia, a decision was reached, " said Erler." There are also the efforts of the Russian side in the Ukrainian conflict, " he added.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection With the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US from point penalties against certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.