Putin Spokesman Confirms Russia Reached Out To Trump Administration In March

EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday called Germany's Focus magazine's remarks about Russian President Vladimir Putin "inadmissible".

"Moscow has systematically pressed for the resumption of dialogue, for an exchange of views, and for efforts to find joint solutions". "But, unfortunately, it saw no reciprocity".

Peskov told Russian news agencies that Moscow indeed made such proposals through diplomatic channels. -Russian relationship, which would have normalized diplomatic, military and intelligence relations, according to a document provided to the State Department by a Russian diplomat.

Officials at the White House and State Department declined to say who delivered the document but did not dispute its authenticity.

In recent days, Russia's Foreign Ministry has suggested there may be other retaliation against USA diplomats, including travel restrictions and taking away some parking privileges at US diplomatic posts.

Earlier Tuesday, Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon met with his Russian counterpart in Finland. Nauert said the meeting provided an opportunity to "raise questions or concerns", but did not say if the two had resolved anything.

The document, obtained by Buzzfeed, suggested immediate steps to restore diplomatic, military, and intelligence channels severed between the two countries after Russia's military interventions in Ukraine and Syria. Several meetings came as a result of the proposal, including "special consultations" to discuss ongoing issues, including the Iran nuclear deal, Afghanistan, Ukraine, and North Korea.

The U.S. and Russia have become increasingly wary of each other after Russian-backed hackers interfered in the 2016 election. "I would love to be able to get along with Russia", Trump said at a news conference.

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