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President Vladimir Putin has not asked US President Donald Trump to lift sanctions imposed on Russia, said the Russian President's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, as cited by TASS.
On March 30, Trump suggested before a phone conversation with Putin that the Russian leader would ask him to lift U.S. sanctions, AFP reported. "He's been asking for it for two years," Trump said.
When asked by reporters whether Putin had asked for the sanctions to be lifted, Peskov said: "No, it's not so."
Russian President Vladimir Putin said said that U.S. leader Donald Trump admitted that the US is spending too much on its military.
"Donald [Trump] told me they [the US] have a crazy [military] budget passed for next year, $738 billion, in my opinion,” Putin said in an interview with the Russian news agency TASS.
He added that the US president had " said this with regret" and said "too much spending." "I have to do it. He is generally a supporter of disarmament, as he says," Putin concluded. …
Iranian MP Ahmad Hamza has offered a reward for the assassination of U.S. President Donald Trump, who authorized an airstrike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.
"On behalf of the people of Kerman (Soleimani‘s hometown), we will pay $3 million in cash to whoever kills Trump," the lawmaker said, as cited by ISNA news agency.
He did not specify at what level the decision was made and who was going to allocate funds for the payment of the award.
Relations between the U.S. and Iran …
During his recent visit to Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin advised his Syrian colleague Bashar al-Assad to invite US President Donald Trump to Damascus, according to a story presented on the TV channel Russia 1 during the program “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin”. The topic came up while the leaders of the two countries were meeting with Patriarch John X of Antioch and discussing a statement about the Apostle Paul, who went to Damascus.
Commenting on the story, Assad joked that if Trump were to …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that no one should be surprised because of the words that leaders of different countries use in confidential telephone conversations, reports German news agency RND.
According to Prystaiko, Trump "reminded" Zelensky that "because of their geographical proximity, the Europeans should do more for the security" of Ukraine, and the Ukrainian President agreed with Trump.
Prystaiko also said that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is not offended by the …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that when he spoke to US President Donald Trump on the phone, he was unaware that the US was blocking part of its military assistance. He also said that the Trump impeachment scandal is not influencing his work.
“With all respect to our strategic partner, Ukraine is independent and we have higher priority problems,” he responded at a press conference after meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
On December 3, citing former Ukrainian …
Aivaras Abromavicius, director of the Ukrainian defense industry conglomerate UkrOboronProm, told Ukrinform in an interview that some of his advisers are foreigners, and one of them was delegated by US President Donald Trump.
Abromavicius said that he has three advisers on a pro bono basis. “I hope to see them on the staff as soon as possible,” he added. “We also have foreign advisers, even one delegated by Donald Trump himself. For example, [Donald] Winter, former US Navy Secretary. He is the …
In an interview with Syrian TV channels, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad called Donald Trump "the best President in US history," reports the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
Assad explained his opinion by the fact that Trump is not trying to hide his true intentions but openly announces them. According to Assad, the American President directly says: "We want oil," or "we want to get rid of someone," or "we want to provide services for money." "This is the reality of American politics," said …
On Thursday, the Kremlin commented on US President Donald Trump's letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, calling its tone highly unusual for correspondence between Presidents. The American President asked his Turkish counterpart not to be a "tough guy" and "a fool."
On Wednesday, the White House published Trump's letter to Turkish President, which was sent on October 9. The American President urged his Turkish counterpart to stop the offensive in Northeastern Syria and recommended …
Former Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Valeriy Chaly confirmed to the LB.ua in an interview that Ukraine has not agreed to declassify the transcripts of the phone calls between US President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
“If Ukraine agrees to publish the relevant phone call, according to procedure, it must agree to declassify it… Phone calls have a certain restricted access. In the US, it’s very closely regulated, you saw an example of this in the last scandal, …