Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

Posted June 03, 2017

"But the bottom line is that the Paris accord is very unfair, at the highest level, to the United States", Trump had said.

He said Russian Federation had been encouraged by Trump's campaign promises to improve Russia-U.S. ties and emphasized that Moscow still hopes to forge a constructive dialogue. "This time was no exception". "Trump's team was more effective in the electoral campaign", Putin said.

"Encouraging the growth of trade, improving its structure, and expanding industrial cooperation constitute our key priority", he said.

China and the USA, the world's first and second biggest polluters, respectively, are together responsible for some 40 per cent of the world's emissions.

He was also supposed to meet Spanish business leaders as part of his push to increase foreign investment in India, the world's fastest-growing major economy.

Russian meddling was also a concern in France, with Putin publicly expressing his sympathy for President Emmanuel Macron's rivals in the campaign. I hope this visit spurs deeper ties between our two countries, ' Rajoy said. "The assembly of high-tech military products has been set up in India with Russia's participation".

Earlier, while addressing the event, the Prime Minister said, "India is a responsible nation with regard to climate change.We can milk the nature".

The Prime Minister said that he was glad that Putin had yesterday publicly stated that the resolution would be discussed.

"I ask you on behalf of Russian Federation and appeal to the Americans: help the newly-elected president as well". He said that hackers "are like artists" who choose their targets at their will.

He also scoffed at USA intelligence reports saying Russian Federation had hacked into Democratic Party emails in a bid to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Describing terrorism as a global menace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the world community to block funding, weapons and communication modes of terrorists, in an apparent reference to Pakistan's support for Kashmiri militants.

While making it clear that Russian freelancers, and not state-sponsored computer experts, may have meddled to the detriment of Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton, the comments have a pattern similar to that of Russia's explanation of its involvement in Crimea in 2014 and in Syria in 2015.

He added, however, that this "special relationship" between the two countries should not be a restriction on forming contracts with other "partnering countries".

On defence cooperation, it said both countries upgrade and intensify this cooperation, "through joint manufacture, co-production and co-development of military hardware and military spares, with increasing reliance on the adoption and sharing of future technologies, in compliance with the obligations of the sides under the existing agreements on military-technical cooperation".