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The Secretary of defense mark Esper has started to behave “like a normal country” for cooperation with the United States. He stated this during Saturday’s press conference in Paris, RIA Novosti reported.
Esper said that now Russia “contributes to the instability, violating the territorial integrity of its neighbors”. And to work with US she needs to change the behavior of, in particular, to focus “not on the differences between countries, and what their similar positions.”
“It would be great if Russia could behave like a more normal country that shares Western values shared by the USA, France and our other NATO allies, (…) in accordance with the rules that we have set,” said Esper.
He added that the United States set out to put Russia “on the best path” that countries could “work together for a common economic prosperity, promoting its values and interests.”
On 6 September, the Secretary of defense mark Esper stated that the US strengthen the struggle against Russia and China, and urged Europe to think about this. He accused the two countries in the desire to destroy the international order.
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