Putin Admitted the Possibility of an Exchange of Prisoners Between Russia and the United States
OREANDA-NEWS. Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with the American television channel NBC that he may consider the exchange of prisoners between the Russian Federation and the United States.
When asked if he was ready to consider such an exchange, Putin replied: "Yes, of course."
When asked if Russia wants to release the Americans, Trevor Reed and Paul Whelan, imprisoned in the Russian Federation, Putin replied: “I know that there are US citizens who are in prison and have been convicted. US prisons, these numbers are incomparable. "
Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with the American television channel NBC called for a compromise between the United States and the Russian Federation, and this applies not only to the exchange of prisoners, but also to many other issues.
"Let's sit down together, talk, look for compromise solutions that are acceptable to all parties," the TV channel quoted Putin as saying.
In an interview with the American television channel NBC News, the President of the Russian Federation named the most important quality for foreign policy, in his opinion. Putin said that the main value in international relations is predictability and stability.