Trump congratulated Putin on assuming the office of the President of Russia
The President of the United States Donald trump congratulated Vladimir Putin with assuming office of Russian President. This was announced by White house spokesman Sarah Sanders.
According to her, trump expressed hope for the normalization of relations between the two countries and “looking forward to it.”
The last phone conversation between trump and Putin was held on March 20. Call the American leader has caused a great interest both in the US and beyond. Thus, the administration trump put a note on the Desk with a large inscription “to congratulate”, but he did not listen and still congratulated Putin on his victory in the presidential election.
Putin won the election on March 18, typing 76,69% of the votes (of 56.4 million people). On 7 may he took the oath and assumed his duties. This is the fourth term of Vladimir Putin as President, the first time he led the state in 2000, then in 2004. From 2008 to 2012, the post of President was taken by Dmitry Medvedev in September 2011 Putin announced that he would go to a new presidential term, which since 2012 has increased from four to six years.