Tillerson expresses his confidence in necessity for more productive relations with Russia

Relations between Washington and Moscow should be more productive and not tense as they are at present time. This was stated by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an interview published on Friday to CNN.

According to him, in terms of relations with Russia it was a difficult year for the United States.  

"I clearly said that President of the USA Donald Trump had clearly said that our two countries should have more productive relations," said the foreign minister. 

Tillerson said that Washington and Moscow "found areas of cooperation in Syria that led to the almost complete defeat of the terrorist group "Islamic State" (banned in the Russian Federation) in the Arab Republic.

DONi News Agency