© REUTERS / Cathal McNaughtonПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photo© REUTERS / Cathal McNaughton
American President Donald trump said that his victory is the worst event that could happen to Russia.
«You know what I tell you, my victory in the elections is the worst thing that happened to Russia ever,» said trump at a campaign rally in North Carolina.
«However, to get along with Russia, along with China, North Korea, Japan is good, not bad,» he added, calling good his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
At the moment, trump is taking part in events in support of Republican candidates in the upcoming elections.
The mid-term elections in the USA scheduled for November 6. They are called intermediate, as conducted at mid-term of the current President. In the course of voting will be elected all 435 members of the house of representatives, 35 of 100 senators, and governors of 39 States and territories.
An investigation of «links» trump with Russia
The investigation of the «Russian intervention», as well as alleged links trump with Moscow, which refutes the White house and the Kremlin, at the moment, in both houses of Congress. In addition, they engaged spectracolor Robert Mueller.
Donald trump calls this investigation a «witch hunt» and accused Democrats of trying thus to undermine its legitimacy.
Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov called them «completely unfounded». According to President Vladimir Putin, this case was the result of internal strife in the United States.
The head of state expressed hope that the termination of the investigation and the development of relations between the two countries.
The U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty
Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump announced Washington’s intention to withdraw from the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles and accused Moscow of violating the agreement.
According to the head of the White house, America will increase its nuclear capacity until then while the rest of us «don’t come around», and after Washington will be ready to stop this process and even start to reduce voorujenii.
He explained that this message is addressed primarily to China and Russia.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow wants to obtain a more detailed explanation from the United States, and added that the scrapping of the provisions of the INF Treaty would force Russia to take measures to ensure their safety. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any action in this field will meet.