Putin And Trump Adopted A Joint Statement On The Anniversary Of The Meeting On The Elbe
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the meeting of Soviet and American troops on the Elbe. This was reported on Saturday by the Kremlin's press service.
"This event was a harbinger of the decisive defeat of the Nazi regime," the document says. - The meeting on the Elbe is the culmination of a colossal effort by many countries and peoples United in the framework of the United Nations Declaration of 1942. This joint struggle required huge sacrifices of millions of soldiers, sailors, and civilians in many theaters of war."
The two leaders also noted "the contribution of millions of men and women who on the labor front produced a huge amount of military products intended for use around the world." "Employees and enterprises of the rear played a key role in providing the allied forces with the means necessary for victory," the document says.
The presidents of Russia and the United States stressed that the "Spirit of Elba" is an example of how our countries can put aside contradictions, build trust and cooperate in the name of a common goal." "By selecting the most serious challenges of the twenty-first century today, we pay tribute to the valor and courage of all those who fought together to defeat fascism. Their heroic feat will never be forgotten," Putin and Trump stressed.