The President of Russia Vladimir Putin had paid my respects American counterpart Barack Obama on the national holiday of ? the US independence Day and I am sure that Moscow and Washington, despite their differences, will be able to solve complex international problems.
in a congratulatory telegram, the text of which may be found on the Internet representation of the Kremlin, Putin said that Russian-American Relations, despite the current between 2 countries, differences remain an important factor of ensuring stability and security in the world. Also Putin is convinced that building a dialogue based on the principles of equality and mutual respect of interests of each other, Russia and the USA are able to find solutions to the most complicated international issues and effectively confront global threats and challenges. Relations between Russia and the U.S. have deteriorated due to the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US on the background reached in Minsk agreements between Kiev and militias Donbass about stopping the fire entered against Russia punishment, against the financial, oil and defense industries. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment, as well as among them from the EU.