Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects G7 criticism, stresses cooperation


"Everyone demonstrated solidarity with London over a certain event in Salisbury but nothing concrete was said again", Putin said.

China and Russian Federation pledged to support each other on key global issues during a summit in Beijing on Friday, as the two sides hailed an "all-time high" in bilateral ties amid strained relations with the US. The Skripals were in critical condition for weeks before recovering.

President Trump said back in march, a summit with Putin is a possibility but Russian-American ties have soured since then.

While Europe's leaders have often allowed Germany and France to coordinate a common stance at worldwide gatherings, Conte raised eyebrows at the start of the summit by siding with Trump on the issue of Russia's readmission to their club.

U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the agreement last month, calling it deeply flawed, and European states have since been scrambling to ensure Iran gets enough economic benefits to persuade it to stay in the deal.

"I fully agree with him", he said, adding that personal meetings and work by experts are needed to tackle the issue.

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As U.S. President Donald Trump left the Group of Seven nations in turmoil this weekend, China's Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin were putting on a very different show on the other side of the world.

Russian Federation should participate in the G-7 talks, US President Donald Trump said at the end of the summit in Canada, Reuters reported.

"Crimea was let go during the Obama administration", Trump said Saturday, adding: "you really have to ask that question to President [Barack] Obama, you know, why did he do that?"

Putin's remarks followed a report that White House officials were working toward setting up a meeting.

Washington's relations with Moscow have been particularly strained in the wake of the 2016 USA presidential election, which US intelligence agencies said was targeted by Russian Federation.

He also said that the bilateral ties between both the countries have withstood the test of the ever-changing worldwide situation.

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President Putin said Russia-China trade turnover could hit $100 billion by the end of this year.

Its member states also include four former Soviet Central Asian republics, Pakistan and India.

Putin said the bloc's new counterterrorism agreement foresees joint drills, exchanging information and conducting coordinated anti-terror action.

The U.S. leader has repeatedly said he wants to improve relationships with Moscow. Meantime, Trump was already looking ahead to his meeting with Kim Jong Un with a feeling of optimism.

China and Russian Federation are also involved in creating alternative forums to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, including the New Development Bank.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the United States for "imposing its policies on the rest of the world".

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He emphasised that the bloc's members, who also include China, four ex-Soviet Central Asian nations, as well as India and Pakistan, are anxious about the United States move.