5 May 2012, 06:28

Putin meets Obama's top national security aide

Putin meets Obama's top national security aide

Russia’s President-Elect Vladimir Putin met on Friday with top US national security advisor Thomas Donilon, who is currently in Moscow on a two-day visit. Donilon also met other senior Russian officials to discuss divisive issues like Syria, Iran and a US missile defense system in Europe.

Russia’s President-Elect Vladimir Putin met on Friday with top US national security advisor Thomas Donilon, who is currently in Moscow on a two-day visit.

Donilon also met other senior Russian officials to discuss divisive issues like Syria, Iran and a US missile defense system in Europe. The parties also discussed the next steps in the relations between the two countries, including cooperation on security and economic issues.

Vladimir Putin asked Thomas Donilon to convey his greetings to President Obama and said he looked forward to developing a constructive top-level partnership with the US.

TASS

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