Russian President Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year's letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a "wide-ranging agenda", the Kremlin said following a series of failed attempts to hold a new summit.
In the annual summit here, India inked a United States dollars 5 billion deal to purchase the much-vaunted S-400 air defence system from Russian Federation, notwithstanding USA warnings of punitive sanctions against nations doing military transactions with Moscow.
In December 2017, Putin said he hoped to "normalise" relations with Donald Trump but the chances of that evaporated with multiple investigations of Moscow's alleged meddling in U.S. politics.
The letter to Trump comes after the president canceled a meeting with Putin in November following Russian Federation opening fire on Ukranian Navy ships and seizing the crews and the boats.
Washington this year dramatically announced its intention to pull out of a key Cold War-era nuclear weapons deal - the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty - to which Putin responded that Moscow would develop new missiles.
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Police said they couldn't give further information on where he came from because he wasn't carrying an identity card. Part of terminal A was closed but the two other terminals were open, police told German news agency DPA .
The message to Mr Trump was among dozens of holiday greetings Mr Putin sent to other world leaders, each tailored to reflect a bilateral theme.
In his congratulatory message, Putin extended warm New Year greetings to Xi, and wished Chinese people happiness and good health.
In 2018, relations between London and Moscow were badly damaged by the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on United Kingdom soil.
After the US' announcement of the withdrawal of it Troops from Syria.Russia and Turkey also agreed to "coordinate" their actions on the ground.
In separate messages to Indian leaders, Putin also noted that agreements reached during the India-Russia annual summit in October contributed to strengthening the strategic partnership between the two nations.