Donald Trump was given stern instructions from his national security team - "DO NOT CONGRATULATE" Vladimir Putin on his recent re-election that came after Russian Federation launched an alleged attack in the United Kingdom that left a former spy dead.
They also stressed the importance of joint efforts to limit an arms race and boost economic cooperation after a Russian spy attack row with Britain plunged relations with the West into a new crisis.
In speaking with reporters on Tuesday, Donald Trumpsaid he and Vladimir Putin planned to have another meeting sometime in the near future to discuss the "arms race".
"I had a call with President Putin and congratulated him on his electoral victory", Trump said, two days after Putin's re-election.
Trump also confirmed that he had a "very good" phone call with Putin.
Mr Trump said the arms race between the U.S. and Russian Federation was "getting out of control ... but we will never allow anybody to have anything close to what we have".
The British government has blamed Moscow for the attack with a military-grade nerve agent.
The president also said he would talk to Putin about both countries' operations in Ukraine, Syria and North Korea, but didn't elaborate on specific foreign policy proposals regarding those countries. Trump's overture to Putin was criticized by top Republican senators: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there was a "lack of credibility in tallying the result".
Trump's administration last week accused Russia of hacking into America's energy grid and approved the first sanctions on Russian entities and individuals for alleged meddling in the 2016 USA election.
French President Emmanuel Macron wished Mr Putin success in "modernising Russia", but urged Moscow to shed light on the "unacceptable" attempted assassination of an ex-spy in Britain.
Russian Federation denies meddling and Trump says there was no collusion. "And by doing so with Vladimir Putin, President Trump insulted every Russian citizen who was denied the right to vote in a free and fair election".
"The leaders spoke out in favor of developing practical cooperation in various spheres including the issues of ensuring strategic stability and the fight against global terrorism", the statement added. Relations between the two countries instead have remained tense amid the allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and the investigations of whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia.
Putin of Russian Federation was re-elected this week. "We can only focus on the freeness and fairness of our elections".
Be that as it may, Putin is now basking in the glory of a handsome victory that propped him to the highest post with 76 per cent of the vote. London has blamed Moscow for the attack, a charge Russian Federation denies.
Since it was uploaded on Friday, the video has had over one million views on Facebook and close to half a million on YouTube. Rebecca, who stars in the video with four-year-old son Archie, says: "We wanted everyone to see it".
The pet was delivered safely to its owners and all passengers on the flight were compensated, United said. "We chose the fastest option to reunite the dog with his family", said United spokesman Jonathan Guerin.
But he said the town would "stick together and we'll rebuild and look after one another as we always have". Authorities said locals were evacuated to a nearby town and there were no reports of anyone missing.
The subpoena requested documents including notes, photographs, sound recordings, emails and other forms of communication. Both sides have the right to automatically appeal to a panel of judges in Manhattan, a process that can take months.
So far this month, Bangor has gotten more than 32 inches of snow, which is about 25 inches more than normal for March, he said. More of the same - wet and cold conditions - is expected Wednesday before the precipitation wanes Wednesday evening.
It had reportedly invested $10 billion to develop the geared-turbofan (GTF) engines, which power many Airbus A320Neos. The airline's President said IndiGo expects to further reduce daily flight cancellations in the coming week.
His remarks are the latest criticism by the Turkish leader of Washington over its engagement with Syrian Kurdish militia. It's also unclear if that figure included Russian mercenaries who operate in the country, namely to guard oil fields.
He also told the clinician he owned only a pellet gun and was not capable of doing "serious harm" to anyone. The law allows a law enforcement officer such as Peterson to initiate commitment under the Baker Act.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil up to US$60 billion (S$79 billion) in new tariffs on Chinese imports by Friday. He is determined to bring down the US trade deficit with China , which reached $375 billion past year .
With New York missing out on Kirk Cousins in free agency, they were definitely in the trade market to move up for a quarterback. Despite failing to land a franchise signal-caller, this current Jets regime has been unusually busy the quarterback department.
Trump tells Saudi prince he will work on arms deal
"The relationship now is probably as good as it's really ever been and I think will probably only get better". But if these niggles turn into full disputes, it is likely to be only behind closed doors.
Dreaming of a white Easter? More snow could be on its way
Your full team of First Alert meteorologists- Jerry Jackson, Dontae Jones, Megan Lindsey and David Sawyer- will keep you updated. Several inches of snow are possible for the higher elevations of the Smokies, starting tonight and continuing Wednesday .
Osaka beats Kasatkina in Indian Wells to claim 1st WTA title
Naomi Osaka had just won her first WTA title on Sunday, and was understandably finding it hard to put the achievement into words. It seems unlikely: the only sign of her nerves and lack of experience surfaced as she lifted the heavy BNP Paribas Open trophy.
USA rate hike fears pull down Sensex
The broader NSE Nifty closed 0.99 percent lower at 10,094.25, its lowest closing level since December 6. The benchmark finally settled at 32,996.76, showing a gain of 73.64 points, or 0.22 per cent.
Roger Federer stays atop ATP rankings, Del Potro 6th
Federer said the defeat would hurt, but he took plenty of positives from the tournament as his record slipped to 17-1 this year. Roger Federer congratulates Juan Martin Del Potro after the final. "I'm still shaking.
Cynthia Nixon announces bid to run for NY governor
The 60-year-old Cuomo recently mocked the celebrity status the Grammy, Emmy and Tony victor could bring to the race. It can't just be business as usual anymore. "I love NY , and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor".
SCOTUS declines to stop state's new Congressional map
But the federal court was being asked to review whether the state Supreme Court itself overstepped and violated the U.S. Judge Christopher Conner and Judge Kent Jordan were chosen for the federal bench by President George W.