Patrushev: Russia is ready to work with any new U.S. President

Patrushev: Russia is ready to work with any new U.S. President


To decide who will be the new head of the United States, the American people, and Russia’s goal is to strive to improve Russian-American relations based on equality and consideration of mutual interests, said Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev.

MOSCOW, 1 Feb. Russia is ready “based on equality and mutual interest” to work with any new U.S. President, elected according to the results of the upcoming elections, said Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev in an interview with the associated Press.

“I think that not only in the future, but under current guidance, we should strive to improve Russian-American relations. Who among the candidates for the position of head of the state the most preferred — to solve to the American people. Will be ready to work with any President of the United States on terms of equality and mutual interest”, — said Patrushev.

U.S. President Barack Obama finalizes last year in his post and in January 2017 would resign after two terms of four years. Hillary Clinton is the clear favorite for the nomination for President from the Democratic party. The Republicans candidates about a dozen, and Donald trump, known for controversial remarks and confrontational style of conducting the debate, leading in popularity by a wide margin. The first party elections — the primaries will be held in Iowa on February 1. The United States presidential election will be held November 8