John Bolton said that his meeting with President Putin in Moscow lasted half an hour
Advisor to the President for national security Affairs John Bolton said that his meeting with President Putin in Moscow lasted half an hour, and they talked about a wide range of issues – from the INF Treaty to North Korea.
He told about it on Thursday in interview to the Armenian service of “Radio Liberty” during his visit in Yerevan.
“We had an hour and a half conversation. He was very professional, a very wide range of issues,” – said Advisor to the President of the United States.
Among the main topics of communication, he called to discuss the situation on arms control. “We had a long discussion regarding the INF Treaty, as well as the reasons why America goes (from the agreement – ed.), stressed the President trump,” said Bolton.
He also noted that he had discussed “other agreements on arms control”. In addition, according to him, people were talking about “strategic relations between the two countries,” about several aspects regarding the conflicts in the middle East, the Iranian nuclear program and the situation around North Korea.
“I think such things are useful, because I am convinced, Russia the approaches to foreign policy from the point of view of its national interests,” – commented on his conversations with the Russian leadership Bolton.
He expressed his belief in the need for such a dialogue to discuss the national interests of both countries. “Sometimes we just can’t reach agreement, but sometimes, when we are discussing some of these issues, we can,” concluded the adviser to the President of the United States.
As reported, John Bolton earlier in the week was a visit to Moscow during which he held a number of meetings at the highest level. During his talks with Russian President Putin reaffirmed the readiness of the parties to hold a meeting of heads of two States on 11 November, during the celebrations in honor of the 100th anniversary of the First world war, which will be held in Paris.
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