Trump expressed hope for a “fantastic relationship” with Russia

Donald Trump

The President of the United States Donald trump at a press conference with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa may repeated that he hoped for good relations with the Russian President and the joint fight against terrorism. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

“I hope that we will have a fantastic relationship,” said trump. “It’s possible. It is possible it will not. Let’s see what happens. I will be very firm, hard to imagine the American people”, — he stressed.

“If we have excellent relations with Russia and other countries, if we work together to pursue the IG, which must be stopped is an evil that must be stopped is a good thing, not bad. How the relationship will develop, I can tell you later,” he added.

Thus to speak about lifting sanctions against Russia yet, trump said in response to the question about willingness to make such a decision about the upcoming telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “As far as I know, scheduled a call, see what happens. As for sanctions, it is still too early to talk about it, but we are hoping ideally to have good relations with all countries,” he said. “No guarantees, but if we can make it happen, it will be positive,” the President added.

In turn, may said that the UK will leave the EU on sanctions against Russia continued to implement the Minsk agreements. To this she would call and European partners.

Earlier it was reported that trump will talk with Putin and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of France Francois Hollande on January 28. The Kremlin confirmed the plans of the presidents of Russia and USA to speak on January 28.

Previous conversation Putin and trump was held on 14 November 2016. They discussed relations between the two countries and spoke about the need to unite efforts in the fight against international terrorism and extremism. Also Putin and trump agreed to continue contacts on the phone and in the future, to hold a personal meeting.

Trump has repeatedly advocated the establishment of relations between Washington and Moscow, including to combat “Islamic state.”

In Russia, IG included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.