Both Putin and Trump met during various worldwide summits a year ago and Putin said that "I have no disappointment at all", When asked about meeting President Trump.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin praised U.S. President Donald Trump as a "balanced" man he can negotiate with, but he also assailed the West for "illegitimate and unfair" Ukraine-related sanctions imposed on Moscow. Skripal had been convicted of treason in Russian Federation and the apparent assassination attempt against him has been widely linked to Vladimir Putin.
G20 Summit During the Interview, he also spoke about meeting Melania Trump when seated next to her during the official dinner in Hamburg, Germany for the G20 summit in July.
He said, 'This would be a global catastrophe for humanity but I, as a citizen of Russia and the head of the Russian state would like to ask you this - what do we need a world for if there is no Russia in it?' When you talk about fishing, you can't help exaggerating."U.S".
He added with a smile: "But I liked doing that, it was my job for many years".
Although he lavished praise on the president, Putin was not at all complimentary about American politics, because "it has demonstrated its inefficiency and has been eating himself up". "Of course, there were few of those, who expected us to act so quickly, so resolutely, if not brazenly", Putin said.
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Moscow's hopes for better ties with Washington have been dashed by allegations of collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.
Asked about the tense relationship, Putin said it's based on the West's efforts to weaken Russian Federation.
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He said he was particularly dismayed by what he described as the U.S. role in the ousting of Ukraine's Russia-friendly president in February 2014 amid massive protests.
Putin claimed the United States had asked Moscow to prevent then-President Viktor Yanukovych from using force against protesters, then "rudely and blatantly" sponsored what he labeled a "coup".
Russian Federation has previously denied any involvement in the incident, while Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britrain would respond "robustly" if Moscow was found to be involved.
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