The new US Ambassador in Russia, the huntsman gave Putin his credentials
MOSCOW, October 3 — RIA Novosti. New US Ambassador to Russia John huntsman, which is expected to contribute to the restoration of relations of Moscow and Washington, handed President Vladimir Putin his credentials.
The huntsman among the 20 new heads of diplomatic missions participated in the ceremony in the Alexander hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace. The head of the American Embassy in Moscow, was one of the last who gave Putin the documents. “Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Russian Federation John Meade huntsman,” presented by the speaker of the new representative of the United States.
The US Ambassador gave Putin the documents, then the Russian leader and the huntsman shook hands and turned to the rest of the heads of diplomatic missions.
The American Ambassador attracted the most attention in the Kremlin, media, about, among other things, can be judged by the frequency and duration of clicks of a camera shutter at a time when the huntsman had presented his credentials.
As said earlier the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin hope that the huntsman will contribute to the “restoration” of bilateral relations between Russia and the United States.
According to him, the Russian President has repeatedly stressed that, unfortunately, “realization of such intentions (resuscitation relations of the Russian Federation and the United States) alone is impossible without partners.” Peskov stressed that “while reciprocity has some problems, but, of course, we hope, headed by the new Ambassador at least the American Embassy in Moscow will be able to make a significant contribution to the restoration of our relationship from the damage caused to them by the actions of Washington.”