Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on his victory. Why are Russian presidents delaying congratulations? Many questions have been raised.
In contrast, shortly after Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, the Russian President congratulated the Republican candidate.
On the other hand, Democratic candidate Joe Biden had to endure three days of patience after voting for his victory in the presidential election.
Shortly after Biden’s announcement in the media of his victory in the presidential election. Many heads of state-issued congratulatory messages to him.
These include Saudi Arabia, Japan, Pakistan, and India, whose leaders have been considered close to Donald Trump.
While, Despite the announcement of Biden’s victory, the Russian presidential palace has not yet congratulated him. The silence Russian presidential palace has raised many questions.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has broken his silence on Russia’s failure to greet Biden.
He said Russian President Vladimir Putin would congratulate the new US president. Only after the US presidential election’s official results came out.
A spokesman for the Russian presidential palace said: “We are awaiting a formal announcement of the election results.
Dmitry Peskov expressed support for working with the new US administration. Further, he said, “We hope the new US administration will work to ensure negotiations and normalize bilateral relations.”
Why are the Russian presidential palace and Putin so careful?
However, It is to be noted that the Russian President had immediately sent a message of congratulations on the victory of Donald Trump in 2016. After which doubts were expressed about the influence of Russia on the victory of the Republican candidate in the United States.
John Ratcliffe, director of the US National Intelligence Agency (NIA), expressed skepticism about the November 3 presidential election and accused Iran and Russia of interfering in the 2020 presidential election.