President Barack Obama said it was in America’s interest to have “Constructive” ties with Russia, but admitted the relationship had reverted to an adversarial spirit when vladimir putin regained the Presidency.
Addressing his final press conference before handing power to Donald Trump, Obama said Putin’s return to Presidency has escalated Anti-American rhetoric in Russia. He said that United States was prepared to go further on Nuclear with Russia but they have been unwilling to negotiate.
He said that the conversation with President Elect Donald Trump were cordial .Obama said he had offered his best advices to President Elect Trump.Obama said it is appropriate for Trump to go forward with his vision. He can not force peace between Israel and Palestinians. He said dialogues should be held for peace between Israel and Palestine.