The representative of the British foreign office said that history should not be used as a political tool.

History should not be rewritten in favor of the interests of a particular country and used as a political tool. This was stated by the British foreign office, commenting on an article by Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Second world war.

“the Courage and the great sacrifices of the people of great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union and all of the allies led to the defeat of the Nazi regime”, – quotes RIA Novosti the representative of the Department.

Earlier Vladimir Putin in his article for the American magazine National Interest, shared his views on the tragic period of the past. The head of state appreciated the article aftermath of the Second world war and encouraged to learn. By his own admission, he wanted to convey to people how important it is to prevent the recurrence of those terrible events.