The US President-elect Donald trump rejected the idea of reboot of relations with Moscow. He stated this during the press conference stream is available on YouTube.
“For Russia there will be no reset button, or we will come to understanding, or not,” said the Republican. However, he was not at the request of the journalist to say that neither he nor members of his team had no contact with Moscow during the election campaign.
In addition, during the conversation with journalists he also said that good relations with Russian leader Vladimir Putin may benefit the two countries ‘ relations. “If Putin likes Donald trump, I think it’s an asset, not a negative factor,” he said. Trump said the two countries can, for example, to fight together with the terrorists, not the group “Islamic state” (IG).
He added that, if the relationship between the two leaders deteriorated, it will be much harder to treat Putin than Democrat Hillary Clinton, his opponent in the presidential election.
In 2009, Clinton, who was then Secretary of state, to commemorate the restoration of relations with Russia presented the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with a souvenir button on which the Latin letters were written Peregruzka.