U.S. wants to see Russia powerful: Obama
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 7 / Trend , A.Gasimova/
The United States wants to see Russia strong, confident and prosperous, U.S. President Barack Obama said at the Russian Economic School during his Moscow visit on July 7, "Vesti" TV channel reported.
"The negotiations which we held with the president and prime minister were too important, and we must strive to identify our common objectives," Obama said.
U.S. President Barack Obama is on visit in Moscow with a working visit upon his Russian counterpart Dmitriy Medvedev's invitation. The agreement on Obama's visit to Moscow has been reached during the two leaders' April meeting in London before the G20 summit. At that time, Medvedev stated that he is satisfied with familiarization with his American counterpart and hopes for an interesting and fruitful meeting in the Russian capital.
Obama said "it is difficult for the former rivals to strive for one goal."
"We have a lot of common interests, key of which is to prevent the nuclear threat," the U.S. president said.
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