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Joint victory over Nazi Germany should unite Russia and the United States in the struggle against the current in our time of discrimination. About this in his article for National Interest magazine written by the Russian Ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov.
“Common history must unite us. We must never forget that our peoples fought on the same side during the Second world war and the memory of the victims of Nazism should forever remain in the hearts and minds of future generations,” the article says.
The Ambassador lamented the fact that the United States is annually voted in the UN against the Russian resolution aimed at combating the glorification of Nazism and contemporary forms of discrimination. “The entire international community, there are only two countries that still voted against — the USA and Ukraine. Canada found the strength to reconsider, now was the turn of Washington,” wrote Antonov.
He stressed that the two countries were once United anti-Hitler coalition, is no more ideological conflict, but “there are new global challenges, the historical experience of the Alliance and responsibility to all mankind.”
The Russian diplomat also reminded that President of Russia Vladimir Putin invited the head of the United States Donald trump to Moscow for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in 2020. On 29 June it was reported that trump is “seriously considering” the invitation of the Russian leader.
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