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MOSCOW, December 30. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that Russia and the United States will be able to restore cooperation under the administration of new US President Donald Trump, the Kremlin press office said on Friday.
"Putin congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump with the Christmas and New Year holidays," the statement reads.
"In his congratulatory message, the head of the Russian state expressed the hope that after Trump takes office as the US president, the two states acting in a constructive and pragmatic way will be able to take real steps for restoring the mechanisms of bilateral cooperation in various fields and bring the interaction on the international scene to a qualitatively new level," the Kremlin said.
"Serious global and regional challenges our countries have to face in recent years vividly confirm that the Russian-US relations remain an important factor of ensuring stability and security in the contemporary world," Putin’s message to Trump says.