Putin and trump held the first telephone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald trump held a telephone conversation during which both men “agree on the assessment of the current extremely poor state of Russian-American relations”.

“The Russian leader once again congratulated Barack Obama on his victory in the presidential election and wished him success in the implementation of the election program and noted the willingness to build a partnership dialogue with the new administration on the principles of equality, mutual respect and non-interference in the internal Affairs of each other”, — said in a statement on the Kremlin website.