WASHINGTON, July 14. /TASS/. Assistant to the President of the United States on issues of combating terrorism and cyber security Tom Bossert said Friday that the US and Russia have not yet come to a common agreement on cybersecurity. He told journalists on Board the American leader on the way back from a trip to Paris.
“The partnership involves achieving a point where you believe that your relationship began to trust, and you have come to some General agreement on ideals, objectives and actions. I still do not believe that the United States and Russia have reached this point in the realm of cyberspace. And while we do not, we may not be talking about the partnership [in cybersecurity],” said he.
According to Bossert, the two countries “have a dialogue” on this issue. “And this is where we will begin,” he concluded .
As stated on 7 July, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, Russian President Vladimir Putin and us leader Donald trump at its first meeting in Hamburg, has devoted considerable attention to issues of cybersecurity. In combat in particular terrorism, organized crime, hackers will set up a joint bilateral working group, he said. Later, however, trump wrote in his microblog on Twitter, that does not believe in the possibility of establishing a bilateral group on cyber security.