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Russia is open for dialogue, says Putin in New Year letter to Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered talks on a 'wide-ranging agenda', says Kremlin.


Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a New Year letter to his US counterpart Donald Trump, said on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a "wide-ranging agenda", the Kremlin said. At the end of November, Trump abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Argentina, citing tensions about Russian forces opening fire on Ukrainian navy boats and then seizing them. "Vladimir Putin stressed that the (Russia - United States) relations are the most important factor for providing strategic stability and international ...

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First Published: Sun, December 30 2018. 16:30 IST