Putin: Russia respects U.S. as world’s “only superpower” Le President Russ Putin Respect Les Etats Unis Comme la Seule Superpuissance Du Monde

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Vladimir Putin says Russia respects the United States as the world’s only superpower, but won’t accept U.S. interference in its home affairs.

Putin said that the world, including Russia, needs a strong U.S. At the same time, Russia doesn’t want the U.S. to meddle in its domestic affairs or try to prevent the European Union from developing closer economic ties with Moscow, he said.”America is a great power – today probably the only superpower. We accept that,” the Russian president said at Russia’s main economic forum, according to the Reuters news agency. “We want to and are ready to work with the United States.” Read more

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at his meeting with heads of international news agencies at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 17, 2016.