January 30, 2014
The US military has renewed an offer to help Russia with security at next month’s Olympic games in Sochi, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
But Moscow has given no indication it wants to take up Washington on its offer, spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby told reporters.
Recounting a phone conversation earlier Wednesday between Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, the spokesman said the two did agree to arrange a communications channel to ensure senior officers from both countries could confer if needed during the Sochi games.
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