"Russia's hurting very badly right now because of sanctions", he said, "but I think something can happen that a lot of people are going to benefit". "They look at themselves as sexual nurses, healing men one penis at a time", he said.
Obama said at the final news conference of his presidency that he examined Manning's case and thought that commuting her sentence was "entirely appropriate". -European Union summit early this year, and the head of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - the powerful military alliance Trump has deemed "obsolete" - is angling for an in-person meeting ahead of Putin as well.
"He was just a businessman, one of the richest people in America".
"Since Trump chose not to say that no one connected to him had, as implied by the independent dossier, any contact with Russian Federation leading up to or during the presidential campaign, we will have to answer that for him by circumstantial evidence", he continued.
He said USA intelligence agencies have failed to produce any evidence to back those claims, adding that officials who engaged in the effort "deserve to be fired, as they receive their salaries for nothing".
"I don't see how this issue gets resolved in a way that maintains Israel as both Jewish and a Democracy if there are not two states", he said. Although, he admitted, even if Trump hadn't frolicked with his country's women of the night, they are still undoubtedly "the best in the world". "I have no reason whatsoever to assail him, criticize him for something, or defend him".
Lavrov denounced the foreign policy of the Obama administration and its allies as "messianic" attempts to impose Western values on the rest of the world, which has led to instability and conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere.
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USA sanctions on Russian Federation are based on its actions in Ukraine and aren't related to a nuclear weapons deal, Obama said.
Earnest defended the work of the intelligence community at Tuesday's White House briefing, saying this is not the first time those agencies have had "some uncomfortable things to say about Russian Federation".
Still, Europe's leaders are eager to ensure they have Trump's ear before Putin does. This is an adult person and a person who has spent many years organising beauty contests.
At a press conference, Putin said: "He arrived here and immediately ran off to meet Moscow prostitutes?"
Reuters has not independently verified the claims contained in the dossier. But Trump has repeatedly defied precedent, making them deeply uncertain about their standing once he takes office.
"They were disappointed", he said.
On the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump said that he had never met or interacted with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but newly uncovered audio footage from October 2015, in which Trump says that he "got along great" with the Russian leader, directly contradicts those statements.