The President of Russia congratulated Barack Obama on his impressive victory in the presidential elections and the convincing general success of the Democratic Party.
During the discussion both sides emphasised that relations between Russia and the USA are priority ones for both parties and that their positive development is crucial not only for the peoples of the two countries but also for the wider international community.
They noted that as the world is faced with serious problems of a global nature that require harmonious efforts between all countries, Russia and the U.S. face common challenges and bear a shared responsibility.
They expressed their desire to engage in constructive and positive interaction for the benefit of international stability and development. In this regard, Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama understand the need for a bilateral meeting in the near future.