In his personal feelings, was very constructive and benevolent atmosphere. Antonov handed Trump his credentials.
Antonov came to the US on the background of significant growth of tensions in relations between Moscow and Washington. The Russian Ambassador, however, looking at the situation optimistically. About the statement of the US state Department about the desire to stop the policy of “an eye for an eye” Antonov remarked: “I would really like to believe that, indeed, all this will be implemented in specific cases”.