American political scientist: Putin's article on the war calls for cooperation

Article of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the history of the Second world war did not cause much interest in the United States. Most likely, this is due to internal American problems. About it on air of TV channel “Russia 1” said American political scientist and journalist, columnist for Forbes, Ariel Cohen.

He said that correctly highlighted Putin’s article, Reuters and the New York Times.

“People in the US are looking at the destroyed monuments, the difficult economic situation, the increase in the number of cases of coronavirus. This is basically what Americans care about at the moment, — said the analyst. — I read Putin’s article and the experience I have is ambiguous. But most importantly, it is the bottom line. This is something between Russia and the United States ends with the Treaty on reducing strategic offensive arms. Need to do something to continue the control of disarmament”.

Cohen recalled that in November 2020 in the US presidential election. And whoever becomes the President of America, on nuclear disarmament cooperation should continue, not only with Russia but also with China. And stressed that negotiations should involve other countries possessing nuclear weapons. For example, India and Pakistan.

the Term of the Contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3) expires in February 2021. Monday, June 22, will be held in Vienna meeting of Russian and American diplomats. This event specialists of waited a few years. Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov and the special representative of the President of the United States arms control Marshall Billingsley, among others, will discuss the future start-3. Moscow has long offered to extend it to Washington, but the administration of President Donald trump so far reacted with restraint. We are talking about one of the latest contracts, which keeps the country from new nuclear arms race.