ROME, July 8. /TASS/. Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev compared the meeting of Russian and us leaders Vladimir Putin and Donald trump, held in Hamburg at the summit of “twenty”, his meeting with former US President Ronald Reagan. About this politician said in an interview with the Italian journalist and public figure Giulietto Kiesau, a former correspondent of the newspaper L ‘ Unita and La Stampa in Russia. Interview posted in the blog Chiesa on the information portal Globalist.
“I remember when we started the dialogue on disarmament with Ronald Reagan, a few days after first contact I was told that American warships entered the Black sea and approaching the territorial waters of the Soviet Union. I said, “What?”. I knew immediately that it was a provocation: someone in the Pentagon didn’t want this dialogue,” recalled Gorbachev.
Former President of the USSR believes that shaking hands between Putin and trump – positive signal. “We cannot miss this opportunity. It will be difficult, but this meeting is very important, it can be a starting point to achieve the results that now seem unachievable,” he said.