The Ambassador of the Russian Federation: possible meeting of Putin and trump would “peace”


CHICAGO /Illinois/ 5 Nov. /TASS/. Possible meeting of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump would contribute to peace in the world. This was stated to journalists on Saturday Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov on the sidelines of the annual conference of the Russian-American science Association in Chicago (USA).

“I believe that contacts between the leaders is always useful. The world would benefit if the two leaders sat down and talked about actual problems of international security. Positive expectations (from a possible meeting between Putin and trump),” – said Antonov.

From the point of view of a Russian diplomat, “the main problem is the fight against international terrorism, how to do so, to avoid such events that we see in new York.” You also need to discuss how to do so “that the people in Syria lived in peace”, “when to start the political process, how to speed it up”.

On Friday, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the development of a possible meeting between Putin and trump at the APEC summit in Vietnam November 10-11, is the significance of such contact cannot be overemphasized.

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