Ukraine crisis: Putin tells Obama relations should not suffer over Ukraine
Published on Mar 7, 2014 9:39 AM
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told US President Barack Obama on Friday that relations between the two countries should not suffer due to disagreements over Ukraine, the Kremlin said.
"The president of Russia emphasised the paramount importance of Russian-US relations for ensuring stability and security in the world. These relations should not be sacrificed due to disagreements over individual - albeit extremely significant - international problems," the Kremlin said in a statement.