United States, Russia sign first cyber-security pact

The United States and Russia have signed a cyberspace communication pact to reduce the risk of conflict on issues including counterterrorism and weapons of mass destruction, APA reports quoting Press TV.
The one-of-a-kind agreement was announced by both countries during the summit in Northern Ireland on Monday, in order to establish real-time communications about national security interests, the Washington Post reported.   “We affirm the importance of cooperation between the United States of America and the Russian Federation for the purpose of enhancing bilateral understanding in this area. We view this cooperation as essential to safeguarding the security of our countries,” said US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a joint statement.

SOURCE: en.apa.az