Lavrov commented on the results of the conversation between Putin and trump

Sergei Lavrov

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that the presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump during a telephone conversation on January 28 showed the desire to rely on its national interests. About it reports “Interfax”.

According to the head of the foreign Ministry, the conversation showed the mutual respect and the desire of leaders to communicate without moralizing.

“The conversation that took place (…) between presidents Putin and trump was good and in the political and human sense,” — said Lavrov.

He said that the conversation was focused on conceptual matters, without going into details, has revealed a number of areas in which the interests of Russia and the USA coincide.

According to the head of the foreign Ministry, the leaders agreed to continue the work at expert level. “Focus on achieving results are, but practical work is yet to come” — summed Lavrov.

Telephone conversation between Putin and trump lasted for 45 minutes. On the American side in the negotiations involved the advisers trump and Vice-President Michael Penny. The Russian head of state. At the end of the conversation, the press service of White house reported that the leaders discussed the issues of cooperation in the fight against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia), the resolution of conflicts in the world and the establishment of bilateral relations.

As noted in the White house, “a positive conversation” trump Putin was “an important beginning of the development of relations between Russia and the United States who are in need of restoration.”