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Donald Trump Calls Putin Compliment a ‘Great Honor’

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GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump praised Russian President Vladmir Putin Thursday and said receiving a compliment from the Russian leader was a “great honor.”

“It is always a great honor to be so nicely complimented by a man so highly respected within his own country and beyond,” Trump said at a rally in Ohio, the Hill reports.

Earlier Thursday, Putin had praised Trump as “bright and talented” during a press conference. Trump has previously said that he would “get along very well with Vladimir Putin.”

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