Mr Putin’s message on Tuesday got here a day after the US Electoral School confirmed Mr Biden because the nation’s subsequent president, ratifying his November victory in an authoritative state-by-state repudiation of President Donald Trump‘s refusal to concede that he had misplaced.
The Kremlin had stated earlier that the Russian president would maintain off on congratulating Mr Biden till the winner was formally confirmed.
“We’re simply ready for the top of the interior political confrontation,” Mr Putin stated final month, referring to quite a few Republican challenges to the vote rely.
In his message, Mr Putin wished Mr Biden “each success”, in accordance with a Kremlin assertion, and expressed confidence that “Russia and the US, which bear particular duty for world safety and stability can, regardless of the variations, actually contribute to fixing many issues and challenges that the world is at the moment going through”.
The Russian president famous that “the Russian-American cooperation primarily based on the ideas of equality and mutual respect would meet the pursuits of the individuals in each nations and all the worldwide neighborhood”.
“In my view, I’m prepared for interplay and get in touch with with you,” Mr Putin was quoted by the Kremlin as saying.