Countries willing to develop relationships with Russia

US President Donald Trump on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Russian President Vladimir Putin after Putin launched his fourth term as president.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Mr. Trump hopes for a good relationship with Russia.

The same day, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Japan is determined to maintain dialogues and cooperation with Russia to sign the Post World War II peace treaty and tackle the Kuril island dispute.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a visit to the city of Sochi in southern Russia next week to meet with President Putin.

Source: VOV5