President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that he does not consider the election of Republican Donald trump President of the United States a gift to Russia. It is reported BelTA.
“If someone is happy? I heard in Russia: trump chose is good, Hillary bad. I can already say that it [the election trump] is not a gift,” — said the head of state.
Lukashenko believes that the direction of U.S. policy towards Russia “would be understandable” if would be won by Hillary Clinton. According to him, the main slogan of tramp — make America great. “And where is the place of Russia?” — asked the President.
“So no need to rush and say that it is a gift. Came to power an American citizen who loves America and who wants this country was even more powerful than now, — said Lukashenko. — And here is where global States and our — question. We would not be lost in this maelstrom. And don’t worry, we don’t get lost,” the assured”.
The Republican candidate, billionaire Donald trump November 8, he won the US presidential election. He scored 290 electoral votes with 270 needed. His rival from the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton received only 218 electoral votes.
During his election campaign, trump has repeatedly stated that he intends to improve relations with Russia, it does not specify how. He also stated that, if elected, is ready to meet with Vladimir Putin before his inauguration.
Last week, 11 November, trump in an interview with The Wall Street Journal said that soon he could have a telephone conversation with Putin. Commenting on this statement trump, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov did not rule out contacts with Russian President and the President-elect of the United States, but stressed that after the elections no contacts of the Kremlin with the team trump was not.