Putin called political struggle in the United States a hindrance to meeting with trump
Moscow. June 4. INTERFAX.RU — the President expressed the hope that the prevention of an arms race will be discussed between the leaders of Russia and the United States in person.
Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that the organization of his meeting with US President Donald trump interfere with American internal political struggle.
In my opinion, this (the lack of a personal meeting of the two leaders — ed) is a consequence of the fierce political struggle in the United States.Mr Putinprime Russian Federation
“It is necessary to ask our colleagues from the United States,” he added.
In addition, it was reported that the President of Russia in the course of the interview raised the issue of prevention of an arms race between the nuclear powers. According to Putin, he “agreed with the President of the United States that we need to pay attention to how it is possible to prevent a new arms race”.
Meanwhile, Putin stressed that Russia and the United States “are major nuclear powers, and I hope that this cooperation will be conducted between the presidents personally”.
The full interview with Putin will be shown by the broadcaster on Monday at 20:15 local time (21:15 Moscow time).
Previously, the newspaper The Wall Street Journal wrote, citing sources in the administration that White house officials working on issues related to the possible meeting between us leader and President of Russia. According to sources, Jon huntsman arrived in Washington to help schedule an appointment.
According to sources, Newspapers, official meeting trump and Putin is the current project of the American Ambassador to Russia. The aim of the negotiations could be a discussion of existing differences between the two countries.
In March, trump said that he would like to meet with Putin in the near future, but in may, the Kremlin said that no progress in arranging a meeting there.
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