(Washington) Vladimir Putin said on Friday that he hoped his American counterpart, Joe Biden, would be less abrupt than his predecessor, Donald Trump, just days before the much – awaited summit.
In an interview with the American channel NBC News, Russian President Joe Biden described Donald Trump as a “talented man” and “colorful” who spent his life in politics.
“Yes, I’m very hopeful that there will be some advantages, some disadvantages, but there will be no more sudden maneuvers on the part of the current U.S. president,” the NBC News translation said.
Joe Biden will raise a number of U.S. complaints against Vladimir Putin at the summit in Geneva at the end of his first international visit, including allegations of Russian involvement in US elections and cyber-attacks.
In 2016, Vladimir Putin openly admitted that he supported Donald Trump. The Republican billionaire has repeatedly expressed his admiration for the Russian leader and is notorious for his rejection of electoral interference.
For the gist of the “killer” Joe Biden chose to qualify him in the wake of a series of assassinations, including that of Russian rival Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin master saw it as the result of “Hollywood-specific macho behavior”. .
Such a speech is “part of American political culture, where it is considered commonplace. But not here, by the way. This is not considered normal here, ”he said.