The Kremlin does not consider the lack of congratulations from trump Putin unfriendly step


MOSCOW, March 20. /TASS/. The absence of congratulations on election victory from the President of the United States Donald trump in the address of Vladimir Putin not an unfriendly step, said the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, adding that “tomorrow is another day”.

“You do not need to consider this as an unfriendly step. Putin remains open for normalization of relations with our American partners where it is interesting and necessary. The President receives a lot of congratulations from foreign leaders. Someone can’t call due to schedule someone for other reasons – should not be thickening. And finally, sleep on it,” said Sands.

The representative of the Kremlin it is not able to say whether the reported written greetings from the White house. “The fact that the list of congratulatory telegrams which we receive through the Ministry of foreign Affairs, is very large. A lot of them, and I can’t tell if it was from America telegram”, – he explained.

Peskov said that Putin on Tuesday in the Kremlin “continues to receive congratulations from their foreign colleagues”. “Some phone conversations are now held, will inform,” – said the representative of the Kremlin. Telephone conversations, he said, will continue in the second half of the day after Putin’s meeting with Paralympic athletes.

The administration of U.S. President earlier said that Washington was not surprising results of the presidential elections in Russia. “We are not surprised by the election results,” – said to journalists on Monday, Deputy press Secretary of the White house Hogan Gigli. According to him, the phone conversation trump Putin is not planned.

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