Putin didn't suggest that Obama make Steven Seagal honorary consul of Russia in California, Arizona - Peskov

The Kremlin does not confirm the information from one U.S. publication stating that Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that the U.S. president make Steven Seagal an honorary consul of Russia in California and Arizona.

The Kremlin does not confirm the information from one U.S. publication stating that Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that the U.S. president make Steven Seagal an honorary consul of Russia in California and Arizona.

"This material contains a lot of exaggerated and wrong information," Russian presidential press officer Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Peskov said Seagal "indeed deeply sympathizes with our country, he has indeed met with the president more than once, and they have good relations," he said.

"That's what I can confirm form this material," Peskov said.

The publication BuzzFeed has reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that the U.S. president make Steven Seagal an honorary consul of Russia in California and Arizona. The publication alleged that the proposal was made at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland in 2013.

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