Putin, in state TV quip, wishes Biden good health after U.S. president calls him killer

FILE PHOTO: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during their meeting in Moscow March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Alexander Natruskin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that people tend view others as they actually see themselves after U.S. President Joe Biden said he thought Putin was a killer, and quipped that he wished the U.S. president good health.

Putin was speaking on national television after Biden, in an ABC News interview broadcast on Wednesday, said “I do” when asked if he believed the Russian president was a killer.

Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alison Williams