Peskov: Putin pleased with the first meeting with trump

Peskov: Putin pleased with the first meeting with trump


MOSCOW, July 9. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin is satisfied with the results of their first face to face meeting with the American leader Donald trump, which became the Central event of the two-day G20 summit in Hamburg. This was stated Sunday by the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in interview to TV channel “Russia 1”.

“I can definitely say that Putin was satisfied. And frankly, I don’t know of a President trump, but I thought he also remained satisfied from this meeting,” – said the press Secretary of the Russian President.

Peskov said that all attempts to identify the winner in the course of these negotiations are “absurd question”. “In fact, after this meeting, it is safe to say that probably won everything”, – said Peskov.

According to a spokesperson, trump proved himself as a competent politician. “Judging by the impression of the Russian President, the trump too “is not a simple a dozen”, – said Peskov. “He completely has the expertise that is highly persistent and skillfully handles the facts,” – told the press Secretary of the President of the impression of the Russian leader from a meeting with trump.

Peskov also said that the accusations against trump of incompetence are “the husks schizophrenic” is similar to the wave of anti-Russian hysteria in American political circles.

In addition, Peskov said that Putin at the summit spoke not only trump, but with his wife Melanie. The Russian President was seated next to the wife of the American leader at the table during the official dinner in honor of the G20 leaders.

“The President was very pleased”, – said Peskov. “They said even on the agenda of “twenty”, – he said, Recalling that at the sessions discussed, in particular, issues such as gender equality and women’s role in the economy. “I felt that some sympathy was,” Peskov described Putin’s conversation and Melanie trump.

According to Pesach, the initiative to hold a meeting of presidents of Russia and the United States came from Moscow and Washington.

“It was a mutual understanding of the need for such a meeting,” he said.

According to Peskov, the meeting was prepared through diplomatic channels, the President “knew all priority issues that need to be discussed”.

The first meeting of Putin and trump took place on 7 July on the sidelines of the summit in Hamburg. It was attended by the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. Peskov himself, in his clarification, the meeting was not present. The meeting lasted over two hours instead of the planned thirty minutes. It was reported that the presidents of Russia and the USA discussed, in particular, the settlement in Syria and Ukraine, the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the issues of security in cyberspace.

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