Lavrov: «semi-official» US proposals on the part of Russia remain in force

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Offers a «non-paper» made by the U.S. and Russia, in the spring of last year, remain in force, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

In the spring of 2017 after talks in Moscow U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said that the Russian side handed over to the US proposals for cooperation. In particular, Tillerson mentioned cooperation in the field of cybersecurity. Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov reiterated that Russia gave the us a list of suggestions in the «semi-formal» format «non-paper». According to Ryabkov, Russia’s proposals concerning the combating of cyber crime, fraudulent Bank cards and infringement of intellectual property.

«Offer valid always. We never «take a stand» and trying to understand the context of the actions undertaken by the Americans or our other colleagues,» said Lavrov in an interview to the newspaper «Kommersant», answering the question whether these proposals for the establishment of relations in force.

According to the Minister, Russian-American relations now is a combination of several factors «that lead to this unprecedented aggression, as they say now, the American establishment».

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