Gorbachev gave his assessment of the talks between Putin and trump


RIA Novosti

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev welcomed the talks between Russian and us leaders Vladimir Putin and Donald trump, who touched on a wide range of issues. “It is very good that such a conversation took place,” said Gorbachev, RIA “Novosti”, commenting on the results of the conversation.

Gorbachev recalled that on several occasions in recent years were urged to resume dialogue between Russia and the United States on all issues – global, regional, bilateral. “Looks like the communication starts,” added the ex-President of the USSR.

He also urged Russia and the United States to act with urgency to prevent war and reduce nuclear weapons. “Started a new arms race, the situation is very alarming. We have to act promptly”, – he said.

The presidents of Russia and the United States held a phone conversation on Saturday. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that the conversation between the presidents was a good “in the political and in the human sense.”