moscow - Russia is willing to strengthen ties with the United States in the field of security. That's Nikolai Patrushev, said a neighbor medeweker of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. The Russians are willing to raise with the US in the fight against terrorism and cybercrime.
The elected US president Donald Trump has Putin ' extremely smart '' and has repeatedly show that he wants to strengthen ties. Patrushev, secretary of Russia's Security Council, was cautiously positive about cooperation with Washington. ' If the government of Donald Trump interested, we are ready to consult with our American partners through the Russian Federal Security Council, '' he told the newspaper Gazeta Rossiiskaja.
At the same time, he said not to expect that relations between Moscow and Washington will be better soon. He does not expect that the lifting of sanctions against his country. Those sanctions were designed according to Patrushev to keep Russia ' small '. Patrushev made his remarks before the interview with the German newspaper Bild Trump and the British newspaper The Times. It Trump said he was willing to abolish the sanctions against Russia in exchange for a deal on reducing the nuclear arsenal.