At his meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Colin Powell said that in the areas of disagreements, the solid basis of our relations was conducive to open and honest discussions.
According to Colin Powell, in general Russia and the United States have fruitful relations. He noted numerous positive changes that could be seen in the relations in the past three years.
The US official expressed the best wishes from George Bush to Vladimir Putin. He agrees that we have made essential progress [in our relations] in the past three years, said Powell.
In his words, Bush is closely following the implementation of the priority agenda coordinated with Vladimir Putin in Camp David last September. At the meeting with Igor Ivanov, we discussed this list, said the US guest.