Sands: at the beginning of the summit Russia-the conversation between Putin and trump alone


MOSCOW, July 3. /TASS/. At the beginning of the summit Russia-the USA in Helsinki on 16 July of a possible conversation of presidents of two countries Vladimir Putin and Donald trump tete-a-tete, if there is a preliminary agreement. This was stated to journalists the press-Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

Answering the question of how Russia fits the tete-a-tete, a Kremlin spokesman said, “is Absolutely perfect. President Putin feels comfortable in any format that is comfortable to his interlocutors. Indeed, we do not exclude that, if confirmed by a preliminary agreement and will have a preliminary understanding, first meeting of the two presidents Putin and trump eye to eye”.

The broadcaster CNN, citing a source familiar with the preparations for the summit, said that trump plans at the beginning of his meeting with Putin to talk to him one on one. According to the channel, head of the White house first wants to personally talk with the head of the Russian state without the presence of assistants and other members of delegations.

The same format of talks trump over rather during a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN in Singapore last month, notes CNN. As reminds TV channel, trump and Kim Jong-UN then about an hour at first communicated one-on-one in the presence of only translators. Just then they were joined by other members of the delegations of the two countries.

As previously reported by the press service of the Kremlin meeting trump and Putin will take place on 16 July in Helsinki. According to Peskov, the two leaders will discuss a number of complex issues, including will comprehensively discuss Syria.

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