Russian President Putin says Trump confirmed willing to mend ties
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah arrive for a family photo during the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit in Lima, Peru, November 20, 2016. Sputnik/Kremlin/Mikhail Klimentyev via REUTERS
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LIMA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday U.S. President-elect Donald Trump confirmed to him he was willing to mend ties, though he also said he would welcome President Barack Obama in Russia.
"The President-elect confirmed he is willing to normalize Russian-American relations. I told him the same. We did not discuss where and when we would meet"
Putin also told a news conference in Lima after the APEC summit that Russia is ready to freeze oil output at current levels.
Putin said he thanked Obama during Sunday's meeting in Lima "for the years of joint work".
"I told him that we would be happy to see him (Obama) in Russia anytime if he wants, can and has desire", Putin said.
(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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