PUTIN SAYS MOSCOW IS OPEN FOR DIALOGUE WITH US

Following the series of failed attempts for holding the new summit, The Kremlin told that president of United States Donald Trump was told by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday in a new year letter that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a wide ranging agenda. 

Citing tensions about Russian forces seizing the Ukrainian Navy boats and opening fire on them, Trump abruptly cancelled a pre-planned meeting with Vladimir Putin at the end of November on the sidelines of G20 summit in Argentina.

On the sidelines of the centenary commemoration of the Armistice, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump also failed to hold full fledged meeting in Paris.

The Kremlin statement told that Vladimir Putin stressed that the relations between Russia and United States are the most important factor for providing international security and strategic stability. 

The Kremlin also stated that Vladimir Putin confirmed that Russia is open for dialogue on the most wide ranging agenda with the United States of America.

It was also said by Moscow that plans of Washington to withdraw from a cold war era nuclear arms pact would be one of the key issues it wanted to discuss.

New year greetings were sent to other world leaders also by Vladimir Putin including prime Ministers Shinzo Abe of Japan, Theresa May of Britain and Xi Jinping of China.

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