Conversation Putin and Obama lasted for about half an hour

PARIS, November 30. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama held on the sidelines of the Climate conference in Paris meeting, which lasted about an hour.

The conversation was behind closed doors without presence of journalists.

In advance of the meeting of the leaders was not planned and is not stipulated by the parties. However, the presidents decided to use the opportunity of an international conference to discuss current issues in the bilateral format.

The last time Putin and Obama met on the summit of the group of twenty in Antalya two weeks ago, where they talked twice, and one of these meetings took about 20 minutes. Then their conversation the same were not official and were held in between meetings. The last full talks between Putin and Obama took place in late September in new York on the sidelines of the jubilee session of the UN General Assembly.