In the commentary show Fox and Friends, Pence said that in an interview with Fox News, trump is in any case not going to compare “high ideals and practical actions of the inhabitants of the United States and Russia.” “The President just wants to build a new relationship with the Russian people and its leadership”, – said the us Vice President.
Pence noted that Moscow and Washington have many common interests. “We need to create a new coalition to fight radical Islam and terrorism,” he said, stressing that Russia and the United States have one common enemy – “Islamic state” (banned in Russia organization).
In an interview with Fox News, which has been shown in the US on Sunday, trump also talked about the intention to cooperate with Russia in the fight against terrorism and discussed the question of whether he can get along with Vladimir Putin. In the same interview, the journalist of the American TV channel Billy O’reilly called the President “a killer” to which trump replied . “There are a lot of killers. We have a lot of killers. Do you think our country is so innocent?”.
The statement of the American journalist about the Russian President has caused discontent in the Kremlin. Press Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov called it “unacceptable and offensive”, calling on Fox News to apologize.
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