Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said he was ready to work with any U.S. leader.
According to Russian news agency, the President said he would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the U.S. presidential election once all the legal formalities are settled.
“We will work with anyone who has the trust of the American people,” he said.
The President further said the winner must be named either by the opposing party, which should acknowledge the victory of their opponents or after the final results of the election is confirmed in a legitimate, legal way.
Recall that the President’s spokesperson, Kremlin had earlier said that he is waiting for official results from the U.S Presidential election before sending a congratulatory message to a winner.