Putin: talks with trump were held in a Frank and business-like atmosphere

Putin: talks with trump were held in a Frank and business-like atmosphere

They are successful and helpful, said the Russian leader.


HELSINKI, July 16. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin remained is happy with results of negotiations with his American counterpart Donald trump.

“Negotiations with the President of the United States of America Mr. Donald trump were held in a Frank and business-like atmosphere. Consider them to be very successful and useful”, — said the head of the Russian state at a press conference following the summit Russia — the USA.

According to Putin, the leaders “discussed the current state and prospects of Russian-American relations and the key issues on the international agenda”.

“It is obvious that the bilateral relations are experiencing a difficult period, however, these difficulties prevailing tense atmosphere are not objective reasons”, — says the President of the Russian Federation. He explained: “the Cold war is long over, the era of sharp ideological confrontation of the two countries have gone far in the past, the world situation has changed dramatically.”

Both Russia and the U.S. face common challenges and risks, it is necessary to join forces, said the Russian leader. “Today, Russia and the U.S. are faced with completely different challenges: this is a dangerous imbalance of mechanisms for international security, stability, regional crises, the spread of threats of terrorism and cross-border crime, criminality, the increasing problems in the global economy, environmental and other risks. To cope with all of this is possible only by pooling the efforts”, — stressed the President.