Peskov allowed a full-length meeting between Putin and trump on the eve of the G20 summit
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov admitted that a full-format meeting of Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could be held on the eve of the G20 summit. He said this on the TV channel «Russia 1».
At the same time, Peskov stressed that no initiatives on the meeting from Washington have not yet been received. However, according to him, «here it is necessary to closely monitor the nuances.» «Trump says: «I will meet with the Chinese, Russian and other countries.» Maybe he has in mind through the meeting, as the diplomats say, on his feet,» – said Peskov.
But during the short meeting it will not be possible to discuss the volume of issues on the agenda, the press Secretary complained. You can even arrange a full-format meeting on the eve of the G20, he added.
The white house ruled out a meeting between Putin and trump before the release of Ukrainian ships
Earlier Peskov said that Putin and trump are likely to meet during the G20 summit in Osaka and will be able to talk «on his feet», briefly.
The G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, will be held on June 28-29.
The only full-length meeting between Putin and trump took place in June last year in Helsinki. In December, another one was planned, at the G20 summit in Argentina, but the US canceled it because of the detention of Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait. The presidents also met several times at various international events. In particular, in Paris in November 2018, Putin and Trump had a brief conversation during the events on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First world war.