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Monday, February 19, 2018

The outgoing Pentagon Carter criticized Putin and Syria

Ashton Carter, who after joining Donald Trapm for the post of President of the United States will leave the post of head of the Pentagon, struck out at Russia and President Vladimir Putin.

photo: AP

Still, the Pentagon chief Ashton Carter in an interview with The Wall Street Journal accused the Russian leader Vladimir Putin that he Washington and Moscow can improve relations.

In his opinion, Putin evaluates the success of its policy, “degrees of discomfort” is produced for the rest of the world. Carter admitted that because of this “so hard to build bridges with the Russian leaders.”

He also criticized Russia’s operation against (banned in Russia) ISIS in Syria.

Carter believes that any terrorists VKS RF, do not fight, but only together with Bashar al-Assad are fighting against the moderate opposition.

In this regard, said Carter, he urged Congress and the new administration of the President to stop funding programs designed to help European allies for protection against “Russian intervention”.

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