MOSCOW, July 19. /Basereporter.com/. Russia is ready to dialogue with the U.S. on cybersecurity. This was stated on Thursday to journalists by the special representative of RF President on international cooperation in the field of information security, the Ambassador-at-large Andrey Krutskikh, commenting on the results of the Russian-American summit in Helsinki.
“We once again explained the entire situation with these accusations of Russia’s alleged some of the assaults, he said, answering the question Basereporter.com. – With regard to really serious issues related to information security, all the necessary explanations were given. We are for serious, deep dialogue.”
Krutskikh said that in this dialogue the ball is “USA”.
According to him, the Russian proposal was transferred to Washington several times. “And now the Americans depends on how specifically, at the expert level or the political level, they are ready to react”, – said Krutskikh.
The special representative of the President added that Washington has officially apologized for the failure of the Moscow consultations on cybersecurity in February of this year. “I must tell you that the Americans recently made a formal apology for the failure of negotiations at the expert level was held in February this year, he said. – I think that they perfectly understood that it was their big political mistake”.
In late February, had to pass the Russian-American meeting on cybersecurity in Geneva, but the us delegation at the last moment refused it. As noted by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, Washington has rudely disrupted the consultations.