Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said that he does not want to make an enemy out of the United States anymore, following the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election. In a speech before the Filipino community on the first day of his two-day official visit in Malaysia on Wednesday, Duterte briefly recounted the controversy surrounding his quarrel with his country’s long-standing ally, the US, and the advice he received to stop swearing at the western country and its leaders.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, commenting on the news of Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election, said that Russia is ready and looks forward to restoring bilateral relations with the United States. With Trump’s victory, Russia is ready to restore bilateral relations with US. Speaking about to degraded state of relation between the two countries, Russian President stressed that it is not Russia’s fault, if Russia-US relations are as public opinion see them. In a message to Donald Trump the Russian President expressed confidence that the dialogue between Moscow and Washington, in keeping with each other’s views, meets the interests of both Russia and the US. Putin also has expressed confidence that building a constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington, based on principles of equality, mutual respect and each other’s positions, meets the interests of the people of our countries and of the entire international community.