Trump called the Russian Crimea
Moscow. June 14. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump during the G7 summit, held last week in Canada, said other world leaders that he believes the Russian Crimea, informs on Thursday the American portal Buzzfeed with reference to two diplomatic sources.
“President trump told the G7 leaders that Crimea is Russian, because all the inhabitants there speak Russian”, — stated in the message. According to the portal, such statement the American President has done during a dinner last week on Friday.
In addition, according to Buzzfeed, trump criticized the Ukrainian leadership, noting, according to one source, that “Ukraine is one of the most corrupt countries in the world.”
The portal emphasizes that it is unclear whether such remarks are a sign of the changing official position on the Crimea and Ukraine, or it was rather a joke.
In addition, the report says, at the summit of the trump criticized his predecessor, Barack Obama, not have prevented the annexation of Crimea to Russia. “Obama can say whatever he wants, however he admitted the fact that Russia annexed the Crimea”, — quotes the words of trump Buzzfeed.
As reported at the G7 summit trump also offered to return Russia in the G8, but the leaders of several other countries of the group of seven did not support this idea.
According to the portal, the White house has not yet commented on the words of the US President about the Crimea.