Russia is ready to restore relations with the US, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference following the G20 summit in the Chinese Hangzhou.
"This is not normal, the current status. But what we are to regain the full format (relations with the US) " - said Putin, reports TASS.
The Russian leader said he with US President Barack Obama failed to reach an understanding, and understanding of the problems facing the two countries.
"We are with him (Obama) basically discussing with each other and immersed in the details. I think that we began to understand each other and have reached an understanding of the problems, for which we stand. Some technical things necessary to complete if Kerry and Lavrov will be able to do it, then make another step forward on the problems of Syrian settlement ", - Putin said.
Putin pointed out that the US is a key partner of Russia in the security and other topics, because Moscow never shies away from contact of this kind.
"We talked in some detail ... I have no memory 'yatayu when I looked at the clock and called ' s what ", - Putin said, commenting on the video, that 'appeared the media, which he looks at the clock, leaving the meeting room after the meeting with Obama.
Recall Barack Obama has ruled out lifting of sanctions against Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements.