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USA is important not to allow confrontation with Russia, said at the Pentagon.

Russia has a large military capacity and is a “huge threat” to the United States. This was stated by Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the armed forces of the United States Joseph Dunford, reports RIA Novosti.

“Our task is not to allow confrontation with Russia as a nuclear power, but in this context we must not forget that she is a huge threat,” the General said.

According to him, the threat from Russia can be compared with threats from countries like Iran, China and North Korea.

“But it is Russia that has the most potential in the military sphere,” said Dunford.

American General said that in order to prevent threats from Russia, it is necessary to develop partnership with NATO, since Russia on a permanent basis is increasing its military and cyberportal .

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We will remind, earlier the head of the CIA said that Russia prevents the US foreign policy.