Russia and the United States reaffirmed their joint commitment to work actively for the stabilization and development of relations on a constructive, equal and mutually beneficial basis. A phone conversation between the two Presidents was held the previous night, transmits channel “Russia 24”.
The parties also agreed to join efforts in the fight against the main threat is international terrorism. Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have marked this priority. The heads of State were in favour, to establish joint action to defeat the IGIL (banned in the Russian Federation) and other terrorist groups in Syria.
During the meeting, the two Presidents discussed the situation in the Middle East and the crisis in Ukraine, and also agreed to cooperate in these areas. Putin and Trump stressed that it was important to restore trade and economic relations, which should help the development of bilateral relations.
In addition, Donald Trump wished prosperity and happiness to Russians, noting that the people of the United States with sympathy to Russia. According to Vladimir Putin, in our country are experiencing similar feelings towards Americans. Russian President reminded that our country for more than two centuries supported America was its ally in two world wars and now sees the United States as a crucial partner in the fight against international terrorism.
Vladimir Putin also congratulated Donald Trump on his assumption of Office and wished him success. The Presidents agreed to entrust aides to work out the details of their personal meeting and agreed to maintain regular contacts.
The conversation took place in a positive and businesslike.
Meanwhile, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the subject of the lifting of the sanctions in a conversation between the Presidents of Russia and the United States was not discussed.
A conversation with Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump returned the meaning and content of the dialogue between the two countries. This was stated by Konstantin Kosachev, head of the Federation Council Committee for International Affairs.
“The current conversation should have been returned to the Russian-American dialogue content and meaning. Apparently, this has happened, “he said.
But Leonid Slutsky, Chairman of the Duma Committee on International Affairs, called the main result of the talks the Presidents agreed to combat the IGIL. According to him, the next step should be the establishment of a broad coalition in Syria against terrorists.
The first step to solving accumulated problems described the telephone conversation between the Presidents of Russia and the United States first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security, Franz Klincevich. According to him, it seems that Trump is serious about cooperation with Russia.