Putin arrived in Hamburg on the G20 summit

HAMBURG, July 7. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Hamburg. The plane of the Russian President landed at the international airport named after former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.

The Russian head of state in the next two days will be working in Hamburg in the framework of the summit of the group of twenty. On Friday he is scheduled to participate in two formal sessions of the summit, one informal meeting on the political issues, including terrorism and the situation in the middle East, as well as in conversation with the leaders of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).

Putin will hold on Friday a few bilateral meetings. In particular, the Russian President will have his first meeting with his American counterpart Donald trump, and will talk with the President of the Republic of Korea moon Jae Otherwise. In addition, the Russian leader will speak with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. As previously reported by the assistant of the Russian President Yuri Ushakov, it is not excluded and other contacts Putin on the sidelines of the forum, in particular, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, the presidents of Mexico and South Africa, Enrique peña Nieto and Jacob Zuma.

In the evening, the President and other leaders invited to the gala reception on behalf of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and concert in honor of the summit participants.

The Russian leader will work in Hamburg on Saturday, and then complete a visit to Germany.