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US senator presents letter from Trump for Putin

AP  |  Moscow 

US Sen has delivered a letter from to Russian Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader's said today.

Paul, who defended Trump in the wake of his summit with last month in Helsinki, has been visiting with a delegation for several days.

Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the Kremlin has not yet examined the letter Paul presented.

"We expect that in the nearest time it will come to the presidential administration," Peskov said, according to Russian agencies.

The did not comment immediately on the letter or its contents.

Paul said on that "the letter emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas, including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges."

The Kentucky Republican met with members of the Russian parliament's upper house who serve on the foreign affairs committee Monday. Paul said he had invited them to

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 21:30 IST