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MOSCOW, November 15. /TASS/. The Russian State Duma lower parliament house will take effort to resume contacts with the U.S. Congress, a senior Russian lawmaker pledged on Tuesday.
"We will try to resume contacts with representatives of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. I think everybody is interested in that," Alexander Zhukov, the first deputy speaker of the Russian lower parliament house, said when asked by TASS about possible resumption of Moscow’s relations with Washington after Donald Trump’s elections U.S. President.
On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Elect Donald Trump had a telephone conversation. According to the Kremlin press service, Putin congratulated Trump on his win at the presidential elections and "noted readiness to build partner dialogue with the new administration on the principles of equality, mutual respect and non-interference into each other’s domestic affairs."