Medvedev spoke with trump at a gala dinner for ASEAN summit


MANILA, November 14. /TASS/. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that met with Donald trump at a gala dinner at the ASEAN summit on 12 November, which was given in honor of the 50th anniversary of the organization.

The head of the Russian Cabinet said that he first met the current President of the United States at this event. Trump was sitting “next” with Medvedev, so they could talk, told the Prime Minister to journalists following the results of participation in ASEAN and East Asia summit in the Philippines.

Medvedev said that he left a good impression of communication with trump, however, added that the relations of Russia with the United States deteriorate day by day.

The Prime Minister called a good the fact that they discussed various issues of history of relations between the two countries. “That in itself is not bad. Bad another bad thing is that, despite the presence of contacts, the opportunity to discuss any issues, our relationship degraded day by day. They are at the lowest point in recent decades,” – said Medvedev.

According to him, the overall impression of communicating with the trump coincides with the impression, which was voiced by Russian President Vladimir Putin – “he [the U.S. President] an open, friendly person, with whom you can comfortably talk on a variety of topics”. “We [discussed] the history of our relations with the United States of America, the Second world war, some other aspects,” – said the Prime Minister.

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