Trump spoke about the «desire» of Russia to get economic aid from the US

© AFP 2018 / Brendan SmialowskiПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photoTrump spoke about the «desire» of Russia to get economic aid from the US© 2018 AFP / Brendan Smialowski

Russia wants to obtain economic assistance from the United States, this opinion was expressed by us President Donald trump.

«Don’t forget. Russia wants us to help the economy. We have an economy. We have created a welfare. I did a really good job by 11.7 trillion dollars. Russia wants our participation», — he said Sunday at a rally in Illinois.

The broadcast is Fox News channel.

Boxing match

Trump also once again spoke positively about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, assuring the audience that in international relations from the USA «everything is fine».

At the same time, the White house said that if it held a Boxing match with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his actions would have been considered too hard.

«I had a great meeting with Vladimir Putin. We talked about everything,» said trump at a speech in Illinois. However, he noted that some criticize him for being too «accommodating» in relation to Putin.

«If I came to Putin and started a Boxing match, they would have said, «It was too hard, it’s awful.» In other words, there is no difference», he added.

Become a competitor of Russia

Last week, trump said that has such a policy that the United States were Russia, the market competition in the energy industry.

«Look at my policies in the field of energy… I do open our country to natural gas, oil. For Russia it is a competition,» said trump in an interview with Fox Business.

The American President stressed that he raised the question of what Germany is paying «billions of dollars for natural gas» Russia.

«Everybody knew about it, but no one spoke. I raised this issue,» said trump.

Us sanctions

Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Crimea and Ukraine. In July 2014, the European Union and the United States from the point of sanctions against certain individuals and companies have moved to measures against entire sectors of the economy.

In early April, the U.S. imposed new sanctions against some Russian businessmen and companies controlled by them. In particular, in the sanctions list includes Oleg Deripaska and controlled by En+ Group, «GAZ Group», the Basic element and RUSAL, Viktor Vekselberg and his Renova group.

Once U.S. sanctions against Russia came into force on 27 August. The second, more stringent round of sanctions could be introduced in November: the ban in this case could affect lending to Russian legal entities, export and import of goods. Also in August, the us Congress introduced a bill with a whole set of anti-Russian measures, including sanctions against the new debt of the Russian Federation and state-owned banks, the list of which includes VEB, Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Rosselkhozbank, and Promsvyazbank.