The U.S. Congress preoccupied by the lack in the army of Russian-speaking officers

Minister of defense James Mattis instructed to submit to the Congress a report on the presence in the armed forces of specialists speaking Russian, Chinese and Korean languages. It is reported TASS citing the amendment to the bill on the financing and politics of the Pentagon in 2019.

Lawmakers were interested in how acute the problem of shortage of such officers and as the head of the Pentagon is going to solve “the problem of incompetence “in critical areas” in the near future and distant future.” The Mattis gave to the development of a plan of 180 days.