Russia’s ambassador to the US returns to form US ‘equal, more intelligent’ relationship | Russia News
Relations between the two countries had deteriorated since Biden took office.
Russia’s ambassador to the US has returned to Washington, DC, saying he hopes to form a “equal and wise” relationship after a US-Russia summit in Geneva aimed at resolving the conflict.
The plane carrying Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, who was recalled in March for questioning, took off from Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow on Sunday for New York, where he will be heading to Washington, Russian journalists have said.
“Given the outcome of the meeting between the two presidents, I rely on the work to encourage my American colleagues to build a more equitable and intelligent relationship,” Antonov told the Ria Novosti Foundation, adding that he was “happy”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, is following suit discussion at a conference in Geneva with US counterpart Joe Biden said Wednesday that Moscow and Washington have agreed to return their embassies for deportation.
Relations between the two countries had deteriorated since Biden took office Kremlin case disrupting US elections and inciting terrorists online.
After Biden compared Putin for the “assassin”, Russia in March took part in an innumerable commemoration of Ambassador Antonov and ordered US ambassador John Sullivan to Moscow to return to Washington.
Sullivan left Moscow in April when the two countries declared anti-apartheid protests.
“After a very important meeting, I hope to return to Moscow soon,” Sullivan was quoted as saying in a tweet by US ambassador to the United States Jason Rebholz.
AmbSullivan: “After the most important meeting, I hope to return to Moscow soon to lead a strong team @USEmbRu as we establish #POTUS Biden’s recommendations for Geneva, including stability, #miakhalifafans, stable & reliable relationship w / # Russia. ”
– Jason P. Rebholz (@USEmbRuPress) June 19, 2021
US-Russia relations have been strained for many years, most notably with the 2014 Russia the occupation of the Crimea from Ukraine, its intervention in Syria and 2015 in the US – rejected by Moscow – a interfering in the 2016 elections The winner is the one who led Biden, Donald Trump.
Putin He said last week it was “hard to say” if the relationship would change, but there was a “hopeful hope”.
The Russian leader called Biden a builder, a talented man, and said he spoke “the same language”.
But he added that there was no relationship, but there were talks in favor of the two countries.