The foreign Ministry described relations between Russia and the United States quote the Polish writer
. Relations between Russia and the United States is constantly deteriorating, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov in an interview with National Interest.
"We are moving from one low point to another — once said well-known Polish thinker Stanislaw Jerzy LEC: "we thought We had reached bottom, but then bottom tapped," said the diplomat.
Ryabkov added that the cooperation between Moscow and Washington in its current form different from during the cold war. According to him, then confrontation between the two superpowers was more dangerous but also more predictable.
One of the most problematic areas in relations, the diplomat called arms control.
"It seems that the US is conceptually not believe in arms control. Instead, Washington is trying to find excuses to get out of as many contracts in this area, which involved Moscow", — said Ryabkov.
The administration of Donald trump came out of several agreements in the field of international security. The first such document was the Treaty on intermediate-range and shorter-range American authorities accused Russia of violating its terms. A pretext for the exit began testing a Russian cruise missiles 9М729, which, according to the White house, contrary to the terms of the INF Treaty. In response, Russia has demonstrated a launcher and transport-launch the pipeline and revealed the tactical and technical characteristics of the missile, which confirmed compliance 9М729 the terms of the contract.
Also the us government in may of this year, announced its withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies, which allows participants to openly gather information about military forces and activities of each other.
In light of the need to conclude a new Treaty on reducing strategic offensive arms, the old version which expires in February 2021, the United States demand that China has also become one of the parties to the agreement and threatened otherwise not to renew the contract.