In turn, trump said about the illegality of joining of Crimea to the Russian Federation
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that for Russia, the question of Crimea is closed. He said this during a joint press conference following the meeting with the US President Donald trump, the correspondent of RBC-Ukraine.
“Trump’s position on Crimea is well-known. He adheres to. He talks about the illegality of the annexation of Crimea to the Russian Federation. We have a different position. We believe that we held a referendum in accordance with international law, the UN Charter. For the Russian Federation this question is closed”, — said Putin.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that during the meeting Putin and trump discussed the situation in Ukraine. In particular, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko assumed that in the course of the meeting the presidents of the United States and Russia will discuss the issue of releasing Ukrainian political prisoners. However, neither trump nor Putin mentioned this issue in their interventions.
To note, speaking at the NATO summit in Brussels, trump declared that the annexation of the Crimea made at that time US President Barack Obama.
“I wouldn’t let this (annexation of Crimea — ed.) if he was in office (US President — ed.),” said trump.