Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in Moscow, Russia, on June 24, 2020, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of World War II victory, ahead of Victory Day’s military parade in Red Square.
It took some time, but Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the now-elected president Joe Biden, the Kremlin announced Tuesday, a day after the US Electoral College voted to achieve a Democratic defeat over President Donald Trump.
Putin sent a telegram to Biden congratulating him, Said the Kremlin.
“Putin wanted every victory in his election as president and is confident that Russia and the United States, which have a special responsibility for global security and stability, will contribute to resolving many of the problems and challenges that the world now faces despite differences,” the Kremlin said.
“Based on the principles of Russian-American cooperation, equality and mutual respect, can serve the interests of both countries and the international community as a whole,” Putin said of the Kremlin.
“For my part, I am ready for interactions and contacts with you,” Putin said.
Monday day, Electoral College Biden voted to cement victory In the fiercely contested elections in November.
Although the Electoral College vote is usually a formality after the presidential election, it has gained more prominence this time around, given Trump’s failed legal efforts to manipulate the ballot results and unsubstantiated arguments for voting fraud.