Pushkov after a meeting of presidents of Russia and the United States recalled the statements of Obama


Ukraine should not be a “stumbling block” in relations of Russia with France, commented on the results of the meeting of presidents of Russia and France Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron at the summit of leading countries of the G20 Senator Alexei Pushkov.

“Putin and macron talking about a “new phase” in relations”, — he wrote in his microblog on Twitter.

Putin and macron talking about a”new phase” in relations. The right approach. The parties must move forward, not making Ukraine a stumbling block— Alexei Pushkov (@Alexey_Pushkov) 9 Jul 2017

He also commented on the first meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald trump, comparing it with the predecessor Barack Obama.

“Tramp for two hours talked with Putin and called the meeting “amazing”, he added.

Trump two hours talked with Putin and called the meeting “amazing”. It’s not Obama, compares Russia to Ebola. A very different President.— Alexei Pushkov (@Alexey_Pushkov) 9 Jul 2017

Putin and trump held his first meeting Friday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that “trump said he heard the clear statements of President Putin about that… the Russian government did not intervene (in American elections), and he takes these allegations”. On Saturday, Putin himself said the us leader “noted and agreed” with his statements that Russia has not interfered in the elections in the United States. Trump himself has not yet commented on his conversation with Putin, restricting only phrase that she was “stunning” in importance.

Putin on the second day of the summit held meetings with the presidents of France and Turkey Emmanuel Macron and Tayyip Erdogan, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, participated in a trilateral meeting with Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Makron at the meeting with Putin, said that it was encouraging to note the quality and intensity of relations between Russia and France. With Erdogan and Putin discussed the “Turkish stream”, the construction of NPP “Akkuyu” and Syria. The Russian leader stressed serious progress in the Syrian settlement with Turkey. At the meeting with Juncker, Putin expressed hope for development of relations between Russia and the European Commission. Russian President briefly spoke with the Prime Ministers of the Netherlands and of Italy mark Rutte and Paolo Gentiloni welcomed the Prime Minister of Norway, spoke with the Prime Minister of Vietnam, spoke with UN Secretary General Anthony Guttersen.