Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he was happy to work with any US leader.
According to the Russian news agency, the president said he would congratulate anyone who won the U.S. presidential election after all legal formalities have been settled.
“We will work with anyone who has the trust of the American people,” he said.
The President further said the winner must be named either by the opposing party, which should acknowledge the victory of their opponents or after the final results of the election is confirmed in a legitimate, legal way.
Recall that the President’s spokesperson, Kremlin had earlier said that he is waiting for official results from the U.S Presidential election before sending a congratulatory message to a winner.