Putin, in New Year letter to Trump, says Russia is ready for dialogue

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By Max Burman

Russian leader Vladimir Putin sent a holiday letter to President Donald Trump in which he said Moscow is ready for dialogue on a wide-ranging agenda, the Kremlin said in a statement on Sunday.

Putin “stressed that Russia-U.S. relations are the most important factor behind ensuring strategic stability and international security,” the statement added.

The Kremlin described the letter as a “Christmas and New Year greeting,” one of many Putin sends each year.

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