Responding to President Joe Biden’s remark that he thinks the Russian president is a “killer,” Vladimir Putin on Thursday suggested the US leader should take stock of his own flaws and wished him “good health.”
Putin’s remarks on state TV came after Biden answered “I do” to a reporter’s question as to whether he considered Putin a “killer.”
Biden’s answer in the interview with ABC News sparked a firestorm of criticism from the top echelons of power in Moscow and led to the Russian ambassador to Washington being recalled.
“What would I say to him in response?” said Putin when asked his thoughts about Biden. “I would tell him: ‘Stay healthy!’ I wish him good health.”
Putin said his well wishes were not to be taken ironically, according to comments cited by Russia’s TASS news agency.
The long-time Russian leader then delved into psychology, suggesting Biden was projecting his own anxieties onto a rival.
“In the history of any people and…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper