Putin: talks with trump were held in a Frank and business-like atmosphere

HELSINKI, July 16. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin remained is happy with results of negotiations with his American counterpart Donald trump.

Both Russia and the U.S. face common challenges and risks, it is necessary to join forces, said the Russian leader. “Today, Russia and the U.S. are faced with completely different challenges: this is a dangerous imbalance of mechanisms for international security, stability, regional crises, the spread of threats of terrorism and cross-border crime, criminality, the increasing problems in the global economy, environmental and other risks. To cope with all of this is possible only by pooling the efforts”, – stressed the President.

“I hope that we will come to understand this and with our American partners,” Putin said. According to him, “today’s talks reflected our joint efforts with the President trump the desire to rectify the negative situation in bilateral relations and to outline first steps for their rehabilitation, restoration of an acceptable level of confidence and return to the previous level of cooperation on all questions of mutual interest”.