"I would like us to have businesslike constructive relations with the recently-elected president as well as future leaders of the Democratic Party for the benefit of both the United States and Russia and their people," Putin said at the annual news conference.
Putin Hopes to Establish Constructive Ties With New US Administration
10:13 GMT 23.12.2016 (Updated: 12:01 GMT 23.12.2016)
© Sputnik / Grigory SysoevRussian President Vladimir Putin attends his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia
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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin confirmed his willingness to establish a constructive relationship with US under President-elect Donald Trump and his administration.
22 December 2016, 08:37 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said Friday he wanted to establish a constructive, businesslike relationship with US President-elect Donald Trump and his administration.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on December 23 holds a major end-of-the-year press conference.