Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the US President Donald trump, with whom he talked in the framework of the ASEAN summit, was impressed with the open and friendly person. However, these quality American leader did not help relations between Moscow and Washington, which degrade day by day.
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The Chairman of the Russian government was able to communicate with the current President of the United States in the course of the dinner which was given on November 12 in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). At a ceremony in Manila they were sitting practically next door.
Medvedev said that his overall impression of communicating with the trump coincided with what was previously said by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. According to him, the White house – “open, friendly person, with whom you can comfortably talk on a variety of topics”.
In General, according to Medvedev, relations between Russia and the United States degraded every day. According to the head of the Cabinet, Washington, introducing anti-Russian sanctions Moscow announces not only an opponent but an enemy.
The United States calls on Russia to jointly fight against terrorism and asking for assistance in resolving the situation on the Korean Peninsula, which, according to Medvedev, is “at least inconsistent position,” RIA Novosti reported.
Last week Vladimir Putin and Donald trump talked several times up on the sidelines of the APEC summit in Vietnam. Full-fledged bilateral meeting did not take place. Later, it became clear that Washington, contrary to diplomatic practice, insisted that the negotiations once again, as in Hamburg, held on American territory, but Moscow is going to are unable.
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