US President Donald Trump mentioned that he doesn’t know Russian President Vladimir Putin however that the latter is a “tough cookie.”

Both leaders have but to meet.

“Don’t know him, but certainly he is a tough cookie,” TASS Russian News Agency, in an article printed on-line March 19, quoted Trump as saying throughout an interview on Fox News Channel.

In the mentioned interview on Fox News’ “Watters’ World,” Trump added, “I don’t know how he’s doing for Russia, but I guess we’ll find out one day,” in accordance to a The Hollywood Reporter article printed on-line on March 18.

The US president was quizzed on a number of people in the course of the interview which was broadcast on Saturday.