The Secretary of state did not specify which countries were attacked
Rex Tolerante: Reuters
– U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, speaking at the Ministerial Council of the Community of democracies in Washington DC, said that the Russian attack on democracy in neighboring countries.
According to Tillerson, Russia is attacking “the very foundations of our democracies, interfering with free and fair elections”. He assured that the United States remain with their democratic partners and encouraged to stay together to protect themselves from undue interference in the future.
The US is now investigating in advance of Russia’s intervention in the presidential elections in 2016, which won the Donald trump. The investigation resulted in a diplomatic confrontation between the two countries. The Secretary of state did not provide examples of attacks Russia on democracy in other countries.
The community of democracies was founded in 2000 and aims to spread and strengthen democratic norms around the world. Community members form a democratic Caucus in the United Nations. Among the participants of the Community of democracies, which share borders with Russia, Mongolia, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Norway.