CNN reported the satisfaction of the Moscow meeting in Helsinki
Russian officials were satisfied with the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald trump, held in Helsinki on 16 July, informs television channel CNN, citing two sources in the American and European intelligence services.
According to intelligence agencies, the Kremlin believes that the outcome of the bilateral summit had exceeded expectations.
According to interlocutors CNN, the Russian side is “particularly pleased” with a press conference that the two leaders held after the meeting. However, according to intelligence services, in Moscow, was surprised that after the meeting held by Donald trump, the policy towards Russia has not become more friendly.
In the National intelligence of the USA declined to comment. In the American White house has not commented on the alleged findings of the intelligence services.
The summit was the first official bilateral meeting between Donald trump and Vladimir Putin. According to the President of Russia, the talks were “Frank and businesslike atmosphere.” The US President said that this meeting was successful.
On 8 August, the US state Department announced new sanctions against Russia. The first package of sanctions it is planned to introduce 22 Aug. It will affect the supply of products for the defense industry. The second package is planned to introduce in a few months, if Russia will not provide guarantees of non-use of chemical and biological weapons.
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