Moscow, Oct 5: The fundamental mutual interests of Moscow and Washington, including fighting terrorism, will help to improve their relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
Addressing a plery session of the Russian Energy Week (REW), which kicked off in Moscow on October 3, Putin said the two countries share fundamental interests, including energy policies, fighting cybercrime, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, anti-terrorism efforts and dealing with regiol conflicts.
“I think these fundamental mutual interests will sooner or later change the ture of Russian-US. relations for the better,” Xinhua quoted Putin as saying. “Some forces are making use of Russian-American relations to resolve interl political problems in the United States,” he said. On Tuesday, Putin had said that Russia is ready to cooperate with the US on the basis of equality. (IANS)