Russian President Vladimir Putin says US-Russia relations are at their lowest level in recent times, forward of a gathering with President Joe Biden subsequent week.
“We’ve a bilateral relationship that has deteriorated to its lowest level in recent times,” Putin informed NBC Information, in accordance with an NBC translation of the interview broadcast on Friday.
Putin and Biden will meet in Geneva on Wednesday.
Within the interview, Putin praised former president Donald Trump as “a unprecedented particular person, gifted particular person”, and mentioned Biden, as a profession politician, was “radically totally different” from Trump.
Requested about Biden calling him a killer in an interview in March, Putin mentioned he had heard dozens of such accusations.
“This isn’t one thing I fear about within the least,” Putin mentioned.