In the message to the Federal Assembly the President of Russia stressed the importance of development of relations with the United States “on an equal and mutually beneficial basis”
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow is ready to cooperate with the administration of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump, stressing that Russia and the United States is “a shared responsibility for ensuring international security and stability.”
In his annual address to the Federal Assembly the President of Russia also noted the importance of development of bilateral relations with the United States “on an equal and mutually beneficial basis.”
“Ready to cooperate with the new American administration,” – said the Russian leader.
“It is important to normalise and develop bilateral relations on equal and mutually beneficial basis,” he added.
According to Putin, cooperation between Russia and the United States in addressing global and regional problems is of great importance for the whole world.
“We have a common responsibility for ensuring international security and stability, strengthening non-proliferation regimes,” – said he.
Speaking about the areas of possible cooperation, the Russian President noted the importance of combating international terrorism.
“We hope to join efforts with US in the fight against real and not imaginary threat posed by international terrorism,” he said.
The Russian leader also stressed the importance of strengthening non-proliferation regimes of weapons of mass destruction.
He warned that “attempts to break the strategic parity is extremely dangerous and can lead to a global catastrophe”.
“Can not forget about it even for a second,” – said Putin.
Recall that during the election race, the Republican candidate Donald trump appreciated the activity of the Russian President, criticizing his rival Democrat Hillary Clinton for what she spoke about the Russian leader “very bad”. Shortly after winning trump in the elections, the Kremlin reported that during a telephone conversation, Putin and trump agreed with each other that relations between the two countries are currently “unsatisfactory”, and their leaders need to work together on improving them.
In his address to the Federal Assembly, Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of relations with China. According to the Russian President, “the Russian-Chinese comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation is one of the key factors for ensuring global and regional stability.”