So started a hand written note, in French, delivered to Secretary of State John Kerry from none other than Vladimir Putin.
While the full letter has not been released we have it from reliable sources that Russian President Vladimir Putin penned a missive to John Kerry thanking him for sending $1 Billion to Ukraine.
According to those who have seen the letter, Mr. Putin voices his appreciation for the move to clean up Ukraine’s financial situation before he officially takes over the country.
In other parts of the letter Mr. Putin reportedly also speaks highly of Mr. Kerry’s command of French and expressed how appropriate it’s use has been in the Negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov.
We are told that Mr. Putin promised to delay the transition in Ukraine until the United States was finished with the Economic Plan they have set forth in order to “not upset the world markets”. He attributes Secretary Kerry’s superior skill in Diplomacy for the progress being made in Ukraine. President Putin also made it clear that he knows the United States really doesn’t have the money to spare Which in his words “made the gift mean so much more”.
There were also minor pleasantries included for Teresa, whom Putin eludes to a long-standing relationship.