Paris attacks could change NATO priorities, says Russian deputy minister

Speaking at the G20 summit, oficial was asked if the attack would bring the US and Russia closer together.
People finish arranging candles into the word Paris. (Getty Images)
By Reuters
Sun 15 Nov 2015 03:25 PM

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers across Paris could change priorities in Washington and other NATO capitals.

"The world is changing, and this shock, the shake-up that took place in Paris will probably... change a little bit the scale of priorities of our colleagues in Washington in other NATO capitals," he said when asked whether the attack would bring the US and Russia closer together.

He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Turkey.

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