President Vladimir Putin, speaking at the international forum “Primakov’s readings” in Moscow on 29 November, gave the details of his telephone conversation with Donald trump following his victory in the presidential elections in the United States.
“We agreed that the current poor state of Russian-American relations certainly needs to improve”, – quotes its RIA “Novosti”. “As I said, our country is ready to take its part”, – said Putin.
He expressed the hope that with the imminent arrival of the White house the new American leader “will have a chance to build relationships, which is important not only for the peoples of both countries, but also to ensure international stability and security.”
Putin also stressed the necessity of creating a unified broad front to combat terrorism. “Unfortunately, while this front is not created, but no alternative to it,” – said the President of the Russian Federation. According to him, the settlement of the conflict in the middle East is possible only if effective cooperation “of all concerned and with the influence of international players.”
A week earlier Putin at a press conference in Lima said that during a telephone conversation trump “confirmed his intention to normalize U.S.-Russian relations,” and “of course, I did the same thing.”
Telephone conversation trump and Putin took place on November 14. Billionaire Donald trump has won the US presidential election on 8 November. He will take office on 20 January 2017.