WASHINGTON, June 8. /Offset. TASS Andrey Shitov/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is convinced that American policy remains unchanged, no matter who was in power in Washington. He stated this in an interview with the famous Director Oliver stone for his new project – a series of conversations with the Russian leader. A fragment of the film “Interview with Putin” (The Moscow Interviews) was distributed cable channel Showtime (a corporate subsidiary of CBS).
“Here’s something curious: the presidents in your country are changing, and policy is not” – said Putin.
The President also noted that Russia and the U.S. face common threats, and they should not forget including the possibility of further nuclear disarmament.
Putin recalled that Russia and the United States, despite the worsening of bilateral relations in the past has been connected and allied relations. “We supported the United States fight for independence. We were allies in the First world war, the Second world war. Now we have common threats related to international terrorism, worldwide poverty, environmental degradation, which threatens all humanity,” – said the Russian President.
“In the end, we have accumulated so many nuclear weapons that it has also become a threat to the world. We would not interfere about it a little think. We have work to do”, – said Putin.