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The US President Donald trump said that Vladimir Putin personally responsible for the alleged Russian interference in the American elections in 2016. He declared it in interview to TV channel CBS News.
Responding to a direct question of the journalist, the White house said, “because the Russian President responsible for their country, then Putin as the leader responsible for the intervention. Exactly the same as feel responsible for what is happening in the United States. So, definitely, Yes,” he said.
He added that during the summit in Helsinki, he “gave Putin to understand that Washington cannot afford to repeat what happened”.
Earlier on July 18, during a speech in the White house, trump said that he fully trusts the American secret services. Before that, he admitted Russia’s intervention in the presidential election in 2016 and has promised rigidly to prevent any similar attempts in the future.
On 16 July during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and us leader said that the scandal with the Russian intervention in the US elections both sides are to blame. Then he said that he sees no evidence of the presence of the “Russian trace” in the elections, the Kremlin also claims innocence.
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