Putin asked Russia’s influence on U.S. elections: read my lips — no


RIA Novosti

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, answering a question of the moderator of the Arctic forum, where it did the Moscow to influence the U.S. elections, said that in the United States, certain political forces are trying to play anti-Russian card in favor of their interests, with the aim to consolidate its position.

While Putin has called a mistake and irresponsibility of trying to ruin diplomatic relations between Russia and the United States.

“We want to minimize at all? They are already at zero. We want to bring the situation to the Cuban missile crisis? I think this is a big mistake,” Putin said.

In response to another question, whether Russia is trying to influence U.S. elections, Putin said: “Read my lips — no”.