Lavrov: Putin ready to meet with trump


Da NANG /Vietnam/, 8 November. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with the American leader Donald trump on the sidelines of the APEC summit, the graphics are coordinated. This was stated on Wednesday the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.

“We hear statements by Donald trump that he a meeting with President Putin plans to hold President Putin is ready for that. The Americans know it” – he said.

“Protocol service are in contact, and when the schedules of the leaders will be finally clarified, will tell you about this”, – said Lavrov in an interview with reporters.

The Russian foreign Minister added that it is likely to take place and his contacts with U.S. Secretary of Rex Tillerson, but it will only be possible on the sidelines of the APEC summit on November 10-11, as the head of American diplomacy accompanies the U.S. President on a tour of Asia. “Tillerson will be here soon with President trump, so talk already, probably, at the summit directly,” – Lavrov told reporters Wednesday.

Answering the question of what are planned to be discussed, Lavrov said that we will talk about all the issues on the agenda. “This bilateral relationship that require serious repairs after a team of [President Barack] Obama worked on their deterioration, it and international relations, Syria, North Korea, Ukraine”, – he added.

Trump on Wednesday is in South Korea, from which will go to China. The arrival of U.S. President in da Nang on November 10.

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