LONDON, June 20 — RIA Novosti, Maria Tobacco. the History should not be rewritten in favor of the interests of a particular country, the victory over the Nazi regime was made possible thanks to the courage of allies and the Soviet Union, told RIA Novosti the representative of the foreign Ministry of great Britain.

he was commenting on the article of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin about the Second world war, in which he outlined his views on the conflict, its causes and perception in the modern world.

the Russian leader also urged partners to preserve the historical truth based on facts, and discuss the events of the past critically and impartially. Thus, according to him, Russia will always be grateful for the help of allies in supplying the red army during the war.

“Our common history should not be used as a political tool or correspond with States in their own interests… the Courage and the great sacrifices of the people of great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union and all allies led to the defeat of the Nazi regime”, — said the representative of the foreign office.

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