Σάββατο, 23 Νοεμβρίου 2013

"Ρώτα του Αμερικανούς φίλους μας": ο Πούτιν κάνει χιούμορ στον Ερντογάν, για τις κατασκοπείες της NSA

 Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Turkish Prime Minister RecepTayyip Erdogan (L) shake hands during their meeting in Konstantinovsky (Constantine) Palace in Strelna, just outside Saint Petersburg, on November 22, 2013 (AFP Photo)Quick-fire quips at the Russian president’s meeting with the Turkish PM as Putin hinted at NSA capabilities to tap any phone call, even those made by the Ukrainian leader – he also explained why Erdogan couldn’t take away an Arctic 30 activist with him.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for a joint press conference to sign several key trade agreements in St Petersburg on Friday. After the formal intro, the Q&A developed into something unexpected. 

“The Ukrainian President allegedly said that Kiev cannot sign an agreement with the EU because Russia was blackmailing Ukraine… can you comment?” a Russian journalist from Interfax asked Putin.