MOSCOW, March 21. /TASS/. The President of the United States Donald trump doesn’t have to worry about new Russian weapons, if the US is not going to attack Russia. This opinion was expressed on Wednesday, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Bondarev.

“The concern of Mr. trump about the new weapons Russia is groundless in the case that the US is not going to attack us,” – said Bondarev.

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According to him, the Russian arms, as developed, and already developed, tested and standing on the armament is defensive in nature. “The concern of Westerners is because the balance of power changed in favor of Russia. Weapons, long available in the Arsenal of our troops, in their tactical and technical characteristics, ahead of many us counterparts . A new weapon only puts a huge exclamation point after the previous demonstrations of our military benefits have taken place, particularly in Syria,” – said the Senator.

As an example, he cited the conclusion of the Western experts that interception of an Intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” should be at least 500 us missiles.

“We are not conducting an arms race, and only provide their own security. Mr. Trump better not to worry about the new Russian weapon and to respond to the call of our President on the restoration of relations of Russia and the United States, the call to reduce stress and progressive – stress, and mutual – partial disarmament”, – said Bondarev.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the message to the Federal Assembly on March 1 spoke about some of the latest developments of weapons systems that have no analogues in the world. Among them a new Intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat”, a hypersonic complex “Dagger”, a cruise missile with a nuclear power plant and an unmanned underwater vehicle that can be equipped with conventional and nuclear ammunition. The head of state stressed that the growing military power of Russia – is a reliable guarantee of peace on the planet, and all work on strengthening of defensibility of the country was held within the framework of existing agreements in the field of arms control.

Call with congratulations

Bondarev also said that the call of the trump re-elected Russian President Vladimir Putin is not surprising.

“We must not exaggerate the significance of this fact, to ascribe non-existent meanings and subtexts. He congratulated me and congratulated me. So recognized the legitimacy of the elections and demonstrated its value,” explained the Senator.

Earlier it was reported that trump called Putin and congratulated him on his reelection as President of Russia. The American President also stated that permits a personal meeting with his Russian counterpart “in the not so distant future.” Later, the state Department said that Putin’s greetings on the victory, made by trump, was only part of the Protocol. Later edition of the New York Times, citing sources reported that the head of the White house during a conversation with his Russian counterpart, said that he is concerned about what he’s saying about the development of weapons that can bypass American defenses.

According to the newspaper, the American President also said his administration has allocated $700 billion for the modernization of the troops.