Kremlin says no progress in preparing Putin-Trump meeting yet

Kremlin says no progress in preparing Putin-Trump meeting yet

Kremlin says no progress in preparing Putin-Trump meeting yet

Both the Kremlin and the White House announced on Thursday, June 29, that the pair will meet on the sidelines of the July 7-8 summit of G20 nations in Hamburg.

Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Putin would be among the "many world leaders" meeting the U.S. president during the summit, taking place on July 7 and 8.

In addition to Putin, White House officials said Trump would meet with the leaders of several other countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, China, South Korea, Mexico, Indonesia and Singapore.

While visiting the headquarters of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) to celebrate the 95th anniversary of Russian illegal intelligence, President Vladimir Putin underlined the challenges now faced by Russia.

"I have no relationship with him", said Trump, later continuing, "He said something nice about me".

"The [German] Federal Government and I would hail a meeting between the presidents of Russian Federation and the USA in the G20 framework", Gabriel said.

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Should the US take preemptive measures against the Syrian military to stop what Washington has said could be a potential chemical weapons strike, Lavrov said Russian Federation would respond "with dignity" to the USA "provocation".

The Trump administration's vexed relationship with Russian Federation, including contacts between some of the president's senior advisers and Moscow, has faced intense scrutiny amid a cascade of media revelations and a series of official investigations, including by special counsel Robert Mueller. They "will meet at the summit in one way or another". He says no "specific agenda" has been set for the meeting.

That is an important distinction, since a formal bilateral meeting would elevate the talks and signal improving ties between Moscow and Washington, while a pull-aside would indicate a lower status to the relationship.

"We assume that contact will take place since the two presidents will be at the same time in the same city, the same building, the same hall", he said, according to RT. "It would not be right if they fail to hold a conversation and discuss various issues", the Russian top diplomat pointed out.

"I think, first, we need to normalize dialogue so that it would be based on the key interests of both Russian Federation and the United States", Lavrov said, according to the Tass state news agency.

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