In recent weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin asserted itself in the center of international diplomacy, wrote the American newspaper Columnists David Herszenhorn and Steven Myers.
The main participants in the negotiations, in their vision, were the United States and Iran, but later in the process actively involved the Russian side, the main interest of which was the removal of the embargo on the production and delivery of weapons to Tehran. With the assistance of China Moscow it turned out to play "Russian gambit" - present discussion could come to a compromise.
"agreement stressed the ability of Putin to influence world events despite the attempts of the West to avoid its stigma ", - experts believe the NYT.
European and American leaders, many times declaring the "diplomatic isolation" V. V. Putin, and did not work to achieve goals. Last week the President of Russia took in Ufa leaders of the member States or applying for membership in the SCO and BRICS, and enjoyed special visiting Chinese President XI Jinping and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The reviewers of the papers emphasize that Russia's efforts in the international arena has assessed even the American leader Barack Obama, who thanked his Russian counterpart for Russia's role in the agreement on Iran.
anyway, the relationship between Russia and the United States remain strained due to the Ukrainian fall, but the exact diplomatic settlement allows the Russian President to hold the position of Russia on the international arena and to reflect the West's attempts to make him a " villain ". Review the reviewers of the publication, Vladimir Putin said Western critics of peacekeeping efforts, without which the agreement with Iran could not take place.
"This is an example of a strategically informed, rational behavior of Russia ", - quotes the print edition of the Director of the Institute of world economy and international relations, Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Dynkin.