The foreign Ministry did not comment on the rumors about the preparation of the meeting of Putin and trump

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in potomacfever Putin and Donald trump. Archival photoThe foreign Ministry did not comment on the rumors about the preparation of the meeting of Putin and trump© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov refused to comment on the leak of information about a possible emergency meeting of the presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump, but stressed that Moscow is ready to engage with Washington.

«I read the leaks that happen in Washington, that’s going to be a summit or will be invited to hold a summit. We leak not react, but the fact that we are always ready to contacts, it is known to all. And if we have agreement on the meeting of high and higher level, of course, they will be announced in a timely manner,» said Lavrov at a press conference in Moscow.

Earlier, the Times newspaper reported that officials from the US administration are counting on the fact that the meeting trump and Putin will take place in July. The sources said that us officials want the meeting took place or before the NATO summit, which will take place on 11 July in Brussels, or after a trip to trump in the UK, which is expected to be held immediately after the summit. As the newspaper notes, «most likely, the venue will be Vienna, since that is where the headquarters of the OSCE, members of which are the USA and Russia».

Before trump, the TV channel Fox News said that may soon meet with his Russian counterpart. Later, in an interview with reporters, he said that the meeting is possible in the summer. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the understanding on a possible meeting between the presidents of Russia and the USA yet. Earlier, Putin said that many countries expressed a desire to assist in the holding of the meeting, including Austria.