Russian President Vladimir Putin denied that his country interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections during his talks with President Trump.
Speaking during a press conference following the meeting in Finland, Putin said Trump raised the issue of “so-called” election interference but reiterated his past denials.
“I had to reiterate things I said several times, including during our personal contacts, that the Russian state has never interfered and is not going to interfere into internal American affairs including election process,” Putin said through a translator. “Any specific material, if such things arise, we are willing to analyze together.”
He went on to suggest Russia would be ready to collaborate with U.S. officials on a “joint working group on cybersecurity.”
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