Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the U.S. presidential election, Censor.NET reports referring to the Kremlin press service.
In his message, Putin expressed hopes for joint work to steer Russian-U.S. relations out of the critical condition, addressing crucial issues on the international agenda, and identifying effective responses to global security challenges.
He also expressed confidence that a constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington based on the principles of equality, mutual respect and realistic attitude towards each other's positions meets the interests of the people of both countries and the entire global community.
Putin wished Trump success and responsibility in his new capacity as the head of the American state.
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