The Kremlin is not in doubt about the meeting of Putin and trump in Paris

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the United States Donald trump. Archival photoThe Kremlin is not in doubt about the meeting of Putin and trump in Paris© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The leaders of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump will meet in Paris in the events dedicated to the centenary of the First world war, but the meeting will be «on their feet» because of the format of the events, the leaders will arrange a full meeting in the future, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

«They will meet», — said Peskov. However, he explained that a full meeting in Paris will not.

«Indeed, the circumstances have changed a little. The multilateral framework of the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First world war, does not allow to conduct a meaningful meeting of two presidents» — said Peskov.

That is why, according to him, a decision that Putin and trump up negotiations and agree upon the full meeting.

«I’m not sure in the meeting»

On Monday, trump said that «not sure» in the meeting with Putin in Paris, but did not rule out talks with the Russian leader at the summit of «big twenty» in Argentina.

«I’m not sure that we will meet in Paris, probably not,» said the head of the White house journalists of the presidential pool, answering the question about the upcoming meeting with Putin.

«We have nothing agreed (regarding the meeting in Paris — ed.) We do not know whether this is the right place. I’m going to Paris for other reasons. But we will meet at the G-20, and probably we will be meeting after this. Probably a lot of meetings,» added trump.

«To get along with Russia, China and all would be good, I’ve been saying,» concluded the US President.

Earlier, trump found it difficult to answer the question of RIA Novosti, what will speak with Putin at a meeting in Paris. «I have no idea what to say», he replied.

Brief talks

Earlier Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said that Putin’s meeting with trump in Paris will be short, and on «twenty» full-scale.
According to him, the meeting in Buenos Aires agreed.

«Estimated time of meeting is hard to say, even if you don’t,» said Ushakov.

The summit in Helsinki

The only bilateral talks between Putin and trump were held in July in Helsinki. Before world leaders only met at international conferences: the summit «group of twenty» in Hamburg in July 2017 and at the APEC summit in da Nang in November of the same year.

At the meeting in Helsinki, the presidents discussed the whole range of bilateral relations and international agenda, reaching in a number of areas of practical arrangements.

Peskov explained why Putin’s meeting with trump in Paris will be «on his feet» pic.twitter.com/uLfAPAIdnw

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