Nikki Halepoto: Nancy O. sisel / RIA Novosti
The permanent representative of the United States to the UN, Nikki Haley said that Russia “will never become another United States.” She announced this in an interview with broadcaster CBN.
“We do not trust Russia, we don’t trust [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, and will never [be trusted]”, she said.
Haley added that the meeting of the American and the Russian leader “had to happen”. The diplomat said that he was satisfied with Washington’s policies towards Moscow.
The first full meeting of the leaders of the two countries took place on 16 July in Helsinki. The next day after the summit, the New York Daily News made the cover of a caricature, alluding to the fact that for the sake of friendly relations with Putin trump is ready to sacrifice the interests of their own state. Later, Time magazine for their cover of crossed portraits of the presidents.
July 19 it became known that the US President asked his aide for national security John Bolton to invite the Russian leader to Washington. According to the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders, a discussion of the visit, which will be held in the fall, has already begun.
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