The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has held his first telephone conversation with the newly elected President of the United States Donald trump. The leaders discussed the normalization of Russian-American relations and identified common enemy. Also Putin and trump raised the issue of the settlement of the Syrian crisis.

A telephone conversation took place by mutual agreement, reports the press service of the Kremlin. Putin once again congratulated trump on winning the US presidential election and wished him success in the implementation of the election program and indicated the willingness to “build a partnership dialogue with the new administration on the principles of equality, mutual respect and non-interference in the internal Affairs of each other”.

According to the press service, the interlocutors described the current state of Russian-American relations as “very unsatisfactory” and “spoke in favour of active collaboration in their normalization and removal in the path of constructive cooperation on a wide range of issues.” “Stressed, in particular, the importance of establishing a strong Foundation of bilateral relations through the development of their trade and economic component”, – noted on the website of the Kremlin.

During the conversation it was noted that 2017 marks the 210 anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and the United States, that “in itself should encourage a return to pragmatic, mutually beneficial cooperation, which would meet interests of the two countries, stability and security in the world”.

Also during the dialogue Putin and trump has been recognized by the international terrorism and extremism is our common enemy “number one”, the press service of the President of the Russian Federation. The interlocutors agreed that to fight the terrorists need to work together. “In this way were discussed and the settlement of the crisis in Syria”, – underlined in the message of the Kremlin.

Putin and trump has expressed willingness to continue contacts on the phone. Also, the parties agreed in future to include a personal meeting, which will take the representatives of both parties.

The other day trump told about a planned telephone conversation with Putin. The billionaire also stated that he had received from the President of the Russian Federation “perfect” letter.
The Kremlin later saidthat meant a congratulatory telegram Putin sent Trump after winning businessman in the presidential election in the United States.

Thus a press-the Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian leadership is not in contact with the representatives formed by the billionaire Republican new US administration and work with current us President Barack Obama and his team. Recall that the incumbent leader of the United States will expire January 20, 2017. However, the Kremlin previously did not rule out a meeting between Putin and trump before the inauguration of the President of the United States.



Putin and trump held the first telephone conversation after the election of the President of the United States 15.11.2016

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