The British newspaper Telegraph writes that the conflict over Ukraine has lowered the level of relations between Russia and USA at the lowest mark since the cold war.
LONDON, 29 Sep. Irina Chumakov. Speeches by presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama at the UN reminded the British media about the cold war.
“Russia and the United States presented dramatically different viewpoints on how to end the conflict in Syria”, says the Financial Times, the speeches of the leaders of the two countries. Obama and Putin, the magazine writes, “have exchanged these barbs, which the UN has not been heard since the cold war.”
About “exchanging barbs” between the presidents of the Telegraph wrote and taking it in the header. “Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama accused each other of fuelling Ukrainian crisis, which lowered the level of relations between Russia and the West to the lowest mark since the cold war,” emphasizes the Telegraph.
Subjecting to the sharp criticism the Russian President’s position and his proposal to establish an international anti-terrorist coalition, the publication States that while Western countries had doubts, “to be included (to ground action), Putin just went ahead and did it.” Currently, the international coalition, including the US and Britain, military-air operation against “Islamic state”. Telegraph also believes that Putin’s speech in UN was an attempt “to restore Russia’s influence” in the middle East.
Earlier, several media outlets reported on the strengthening of “Russian military presence” in Syria, including the transfer back of arms, military equipment and troops from Russia that the West is perceived as a possible preparation for operations against ISIS on the side of Assad. Putin said that Russia “will not participate in any military operations in Syria or in other States” and “to date, we have no plans”.