In the US, trump criticized for a rapprochement with Putin, and in Germany such a Union is called a useful for Ukraine

The US President Donald trump has been criticized in the ranks of Democrats and Republicans over exaggeration of the facts of political murders in Russia and the invasion of Moscow in Ukraine. This writes the AFP.

The German foreign Minister: rapprochement between the USA and Russia would be useful for Ukraine

After two weeks on the post of the President of the United States, despite the requirement within his own party to distance themselves from the Putin regime, trump exposed himself to a new wave of criticism, saying respect for Putin.

«I respect him. Well, I respect many people, but that doesn’t mean we’ll get along with them,» said trump in an interview with Fox News.

The Trump recalled Putin’s connection with the political murders of journalists and opposition members, to which he replied: «we Have a lot of killers. What do you think our country is so innocent? Look what we did too. We made a lot of mistakes.»

The party of trump, including the leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell , criticized the statements of the President.

«I don’t think they can compare how Russia behaves and how the United States,» said McConnell.

«He’s a former KGB thug, not the elected in a manner that most people consider honest elections,» he told CNN.

This criticism was supported by former US Ambassador in Russia Michael McFaul. He called trump’s statement «disgusting.»

«It is a moral equality between Russia and the United States, which says trump is disgusting» — he wrote in twitter.

In turn, the minority leader in Congress Nancy Pellosi said that the Federal Bureau of investigation should investigate the relationship of US President Donald trump with Russia, reports NBCNews.

«I want to know what the Russian on trump. We need to investigate the FBI’s financial, personal and political ties with Russia,» she said.

10 Jan, CNN reported, classified documents that contain the assertion that the Russians have compromising information about the personal lives and financial activities of trump.

Later, the website BuzzFeed published this document, but there is no evidence of its authenticity. The trump denies common in the media.

The German foreign Minister: rapprochement between the USA and Russia would be useful for Ukraine

The results of the visit to the USA Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany , Sigmar Gabriel, expressed his belief that the administration of U.S. President Donald trump while only looking for his strategy against Russia. About this Gabriel said the TV channel ARD, Deutsche Welle writes.

The Minister welcomed the possibility of rapprochement between the US and Russia.

«We must all hope that the US and Russia to reach an agreement, but not at the expense of Ukraine or Europe. However, if the reduction of tensions between the two world powers, it will be good for the development of events in Syria, developments in Ukraine», — said Gabriel.

However, he said: «For us Germans and Europeans is clear: we cannot tolerate that one country in Europe changing borders, as Russia did (…). Americans see it the same way.»

Commenting on the situation in Avdiivka, the Minister said that both sides are responsible for the current escalation in the Donbas.

The results of the meetings with the Vice-President of the United States Mike Pence and Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson Gabriel stressed that the United States has «a strong interest in a United Europe» and «support the transatlantic partnership in NATO.»

In this regard, the German Minister said that Europe should think more about what it brings, and not constantly discuss what divides. This applies, in particular, the patience to crisis countries in Europe and increase investment for growth and jobs: people need to see «that it something gives.»




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