Advertisement

Putin Voices Hope for Cooperation with US

Putin Voices Hope for Cooperation with US Photo: MGN

December 30, 2017 08:29 AM

MOSCOW (AP) - In a New Year telegram to U.S. President Donald Trump, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says a constructive dialogue between the two nations is essential for global stability.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

The Kremlin said Saturday that Putin emphasized in his Seasons Greetings to Trump that Russia and the U.S. could develop a "pragmatic cooperation aimed at long-term perspective" on the basis of "equality and mutual respect."

Putin noted that "the development a constructive Russian-U.S. dialogue is particularly important for strengthening strategic stability in the world and finding the optimal answers to global threats and challenges."

Ties between Moscow and Washington sank to a post-Cold War low following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the allegations of its meddling in the U.S. presidential election last year.


WDIO

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Relay Media Amp

Divers Recover Body of 13-year-old Boy from Mine Pit Lake

One Dead, Two Injured in Burnett County Crash

Motorcycle Rally Raises Money for Valley Youth Center

Wetterling Attorney Says No to Appeal

38th Annual Summerfest Celebrated in Hermantown

Family and Friends Welcome Home Over 200 148th Fighter Wing Members

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement