The dialogue between Russia and the United States gradually recovered, said Shoigu

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Bilateral dialogue between Russia and the United States gradually recovered, said defence Minister Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton.

«I am pleased to welcome you to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. You have a quite busy program of the visit. I hope that this will give momentum to stabilize Russian-American relations,» the Minister said, opening talks with Bolton.

According to the head of the defense Ministry, dialogue between the two countries contributed to the meeting of Vladimir Putin and Donald trump in Helsinki.

«I believe that even small steps will benefit our relationship and rebuild trust,» — said Shoigu.

The Minister added that in the world today a huge number of issues that Moscow and Washington could be solved by joint efforts.

«This applies both to strategic issues of nuclear deterrence and, of course, questions on how to resolve major long-standing conflicts», — said Shoigu.

According to him, Russian and American military support contacts on a particularly hot areas, particularly in Syria.

The Minister stressed that it «can serve, perhaps, as long as the only positive example of» good cooperation between the two countries, that allows «to avoid… serious incidents in the air on the territory of Syria.»

On the eve Bolton have had a five-hour meeting with Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev. The sides discussed a wide range of topics: from the options of the new start Treaty to the charges against Russians Elena Husainova to intervene in U.S. elections.

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