Russian President Putin And Chinese President Xi Both Wish President Trump a Speedy Recovery

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* Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote to Trump in a telegram Friday 
 * He offered support in ‘this difficult time’ and wished Trump a speedy recovery 
 * ‘I am certain that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will help you cope with this dangerous virus,’ according to the Kremlin 
 * Russia’s ties with the US remain strained over many issues, including allegations of Russian interference in US politics 
 * Trump and the First Lady both tested positive for coronavirus Thursday night 
 * It followed the news hours earlier that top presidential aide Hope Hicks had contracted the virus 
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Donald Trump’s ‘inherent vitality’ will see him through COVID-19 after the president and First Lady tested positive for the virus Thursday. 
Putin wrote to Trump in a telegram Friday, pledging his support during ‘this difficult time’ and wishing him a speedy recovery. 
‘I am certain that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will help you cope with this dangerous virus,’ according to the Kremlin. Russia’s ties with the US remain strained over many issues, from arms control to the conflict in Syria, as well as allegations of Russian interference in US politics -something Moscow strongly denies.