U.S. President Barack Obama had some kind words for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Really.
As the U.S. and Russia remained locked in a tense stand-off over Putin’s grab for Ukraine, Obama said he was pleasantly surprised by the foreign leader’s assistance in clinching a historic deal with Iran over its nuclear program.
“Russia was a help on this. I’ll be honest with you. I was not sure given the strong differences we are having with Russia right now around Ukraine, whether this would sustain itself,” Obama said in an interview with New York Times Op-Ed columnist Thomas L. Friedman on …read more
Source: European Voice