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The US acting in bad faith and use all sorts of excuses to justify their attempts to weaken Russia’s influence in the world. This is stated in the commentary of the Russian foreign Ministry, received by RBC.
The Department indicated that Washington’s plans to allocate for struggle with Russia half a billion dollars — not that other, as a Prime example of unfair competition. So, the stated objectives are not original: promotion of global security, protection of territorial integrity of US allies. At the same time, the Americans demand from partners to abandon Russian military equipment and offer help.
The foreign Ministry said that Washington wants to refocus other countries. “The Americans are openly lead to the destruction of our mutually beneficial cooperation in economic, energy and military-technical cooperation, pushing instead their own company,” — said in a statement.
In addition, each year in the us budget provides funds for assistance to countries of Eastern Europe to “bind them tighter to himself.” In recent years, is being touted as a fight against an imaginary Russian threat, the Ministry added.
On 11 March it became known that the President of the United States Donald trump has requested that the allocation in 2020, $ 500 million on improving security and reducing the dependency of the countries of Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia from Russia. Later it was noted that the state Department intends to spend on countering the influence of Moscow 661 million dollars.
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