Konstantin Casacanditella: Putin and trump walked in the conversation the topic of anti-Russian sanctions
Telephone conversation of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump suggests that the dialogue between the two countries back the content and meaning. This opinion, according to “Interfax”, said on Saturday, January 28, head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev.
“Anyway, the current conversation was supposed to return in the Russian-American dialogue content and meaning. Apparently, it happens,” he said. The two leaders, as noted by the Senator, discussed “a wide range” of topics, touching upon almost the entire current agenda of the relations. “I hope that over the laconic enumeration of the issues — mutual, and not just our interest to go to the new format of the relationship is a partnership, not rivalry,” — said Kosachev.
The Deputy head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich has expressed the opinion that trump is serious about cooperation with Russia. However, it is suggested to wait with conclusions. “Of course, it is very important that the presidents as a priority has allocated the unification efforts of the two countries in the fight against the main threat — international terrorism: what Vladimir Putin says already for a long time”, — quotes its words of RIA Novosti.
The Senator noted that in the case of agreements between Moscow and Washington, “the days of the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) in a literal sense be considered”.
The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky made the creation of a broad anti-terrorist coalition in Syria. “The most important result of the first conversation between Vladimir Putin and Donald trump, in my opinion, were the agreement on coordination of efforts to defeat ISIS,” he said.
In turn, the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Dmitry Novikov pointed to the fact that in a telephone conversation with Putin, trump stressed the importance of restoring economic ties. “In order to fully develop economic ties, we need to create the appropriate climate and legal conditions, and this requires the lifting of sanctions”, — quotes the words of MP “Interfax”.
A telephone conversation between the presidents of Russia and the USA was held the evening of January 28 and lasted about 45 minutes. As have informed in a press-service of the Kremlin, the sides discussed the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, as well as the opportunity of a personal meeting and strengthening economic ties.