Negotiations between Russia and the United States lasted four hours

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the United States Donald trump during a meeting at the presidential Palace in Helsinki. 16 July 2018Negotiations between Russia and the United States lasted four hours© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Russian-American talks as a whole, including a personal conversation between presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald trump, lasted nearly four hours and ended.

Initially the conversation tete-a-tete Protocol took 1.5 hours, and the negotiations in the extended format — 1 hour and 45 minutes. The meeting eventually lasted 2 hours and 10 minutes.

From the Russian side in the extended negotiations involving foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, presidential aide on foreign policy Yuri Ushakov, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, Director of the Department of foreign Affairs for North America, Georgy Borisenko, the Russian Ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov.

On the American side at the table, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, Advisor to the President for homeland security John Bolton, the President’s chief of staff John Kelly, senior Advisor of the national security Council on Russia Fiona hill and the American Ambassador in Moscow John huntsman.

Previously Ushakov said that the President is no limit in time will not, and they will decide for themselves whether made following the meeting, a joint statement until the plans do not.

Any concrete solutions neither politicians nor experts from the summit do not wait — it is noted that it is good that dialogue has begun. Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hopes that the US and Russia at the summit can agree on the resumption of the frozen communication channels on key issues.

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