Putin congratulates Trump
In a telegram to U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin has expressed hope for joint work to steer Russia-US relations out of crisis, TASS reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a message of greeting to Donald Trump upon his victory in the U.S. presidential election, according to the Kremlin's press service, TASS wrote.
Putin expressed the hope "for joint work to steer Russian-US relations out of the critical condition and also to address crucial issues on the international agenda and identify effective responses to challenges to global security."
Read alsoTrump says U.S. to "get along" with all nationsThe Russian president also expressed the certainty that "a constructive dialog between Moscow and Washington, based on the principles of equality, mutual respect and realistic attitude towards each other’s positions meets the interests of the people of our countries and the entire world community."
Putin wished Trump success in his new capacity as the head of state that implied treat responsibility.