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The US President Donald trump said that his victory is the worst thing 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,» he said, speaking 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, noting that he had a good meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
Trump is involved in an election rally in support of Republican candidates in the midterm elections.
Elections will be held in the US on 6 November. They are called intermediate because it is held in the middle of the term of the current President. Will be re-elected all 435 members of the house of representatives, 35 of 100 senators, and governors of 39 States and territories.
Accusations of «interference»
In mid-February, the U.S. government was charged with 13 citizens of Russia and three Russian organizations attempt to intervene in the American political process and the presidential race of 2016.
The indictment, consisting of 37 pages, was prepared by the office of spectracolor Robert Mueller. Among the accused of conspiracy against the United States — 12 employees «of the Agency’s Internet research».
Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called them «completely unfounded».
The meeting of Putin and trump in Helsinki
The only bilateral talks between Putin and trump took place in July this year in Helsinki.
Before world leaders only met at international conferences: the summit «group of twenty» in Hamburg in July 2017 and at the APEC summit in da Nang in November 2017.
At the meeting in Helsinki, the presidents discussed the whole range of bilateral relations and international agenda, reaching in a number of areas of practical arrangements.
The next meeting of the leaders of the two countries scheduled for November 11 in Paris.