Russian envoy to the US Anatoly Antonov said that Moscow had not anticipated reluctance from US politicians to the the Helsinki summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart Donald Trump, speaking at the Valdai forum in Moscow on Friday. Antonov offered a positive assessment of the outcome of the summit. According to him, the presidents discussed a number of... Еще important topics, including strategic stability, in particular arms controls. «I was very pleased that President Trump said the word 'non-proliferation',» Antonov noted. The Russian ambassador also underlined that the development of the Russian-US relations was among the main topics during Wednesday's meeting between Putin and Russian diplomats. «A lot of things were said at this meeting about the prospects of Russian-American relations — what they are and what should be done to stabilise them in order to take the next step and to improve them,» Antonov said.