Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a state awards ceremony for military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a state awards ceremony for military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool

Kremlin official: Russia wants US to substantiate 'Nods' towards mending ties

By: MENA
Mon, Jun. 10, 2019
MOSCOW, June 10 (MENA) - The US administration has been recently making "nods" toward mending ties with Russia, but Moscow would like Washington to substantiate this with some practical steps, Sputnik reported quoting Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov as saying on Monday.

"Everyone is well aware of the current state of Russian-US relations. However, one could recently see some signals or, let me say, nods from the US administration toward establishing a dialogue on a range of matters, including the top-level dialogue ... We would like these signals to be substantiated with concrete steps," Ushakov said during the Primakov Readings international summit in Moscow.

Ushakov suggested that these signals were unlikely to "make way to real politics," given that the United States had almost entered "another pre-election cycle."

"We have never lost our commitment to mend relations [with the United States] as we understand how important these relations are for ensuring global security and stability. We'll see what happens. But I will stress again that we are ready to pick up any Tweets and any constructive impulses," Ushakov emphasized.
 
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