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MOSCOW, November 9. /TASS/. US Ambassador to Russia, John Tefft, has expressed the hope that the next US administration will be able to resolve the Syrian and Ukrainian issues together with Russia.
"It is pretty obvious China, Russia, NATO, the Middle East, those are the kinds of issues that they will have to be ready to work on as soon as they take over," he told TASS.
The diplomat noted that relations with Russia would be a priority issue for the next US administration.
"The one thing I am pretty confident of is that Russia will be one of those top issues that the administration will give priority to," he said, adding that "Ukraine and Syria are, obviously, are important issues."
When asked whether the new administration will be able to tackle these issues, the ambassador said that he hopes for success along these lines.