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Putin denies possibility of Russian interference with German upcoming elections
13:01, 9 July 2017
Putin denies possibility of Russian interference with German upcoming elections

Russian President called Germany the biggest trade and economic partner in Europe

13:01, 9 July 2017

Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference following the G20 summit in Hamburg on Saturday assured that Russia does not intend to interfere in the parliamentary elections in Germany in September. This is reported by DW.

“We did not interfere in the US (elections) either, why should we create any problems here? We have good relations with Germany. This is our largest trade and economic partner as a country in Europe, "Putin said, adding that he had established personal relations with US President Donald Trump during the meeting on sidelines of summit and an agreement that the Russian Federation and the United States would not have uncertainties in relations that lead to accusations of interference in internal affairs.

“We agreed that uncertain situations, especially in the future, should not be in these areas. This has a direct relation to cyberspace, Internet resources,” Putin said.

According to him, Russia and the United States will create a working group on cybersecurity. Commenting on the appointment of the US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker, Russian leader expressed the hope that he will maintain contact with all parties interested in the conflict resolution.

Related: Hearing on Russian interference in European elections to be held in US Senate

As it was reported earlier Putin assured Trump Russia did not meddle into US elections. American special forces accuse Russia of interference with the elections.

Related: Jeh Johnson: Putin ordered cyber-attacks during US elections

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