“On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it’s important for him [Vladimir Putin] to give me space. . . . This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility.” – President Obama, USA

“I understand … I will transmit this information to Vladimir … and I stand with you.” – President Medvedev, Russia

 

Video here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2012/mar/27/obama-medvedev-mic-nuclear-video