Russia criticises Britain's suspension of military cooperation

by Reuters
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:55 GMT

MOSCOW, March 19 (Reuters) - Moscow on Wednesday sharply criticised Britain's decision to partially suspend military cooperation in response to Russian moves to annex Ukraine's Crimea region.

"The unilateral curtailment of military cooperation nullifies everything positive that had been achieve with such difficulty in recent years," Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency.

(Reporting by Thomas Grove; Editing by Steve Gutterman)