Russia and the US equally needs the meeting of Putin and trump, said Ushakov

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobanks of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald trump in Helsinki. Archival photoRussia and the US equally needs the meeting of Putin and trump, said Ushakov© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Meeting of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump need Russia and the United States alike, told reporters Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.

«At the meeting with trump now different some signals come, but I would like to say that this meeting is equally needed on both sides, it is, of course, important from the point of view of further development of the situation in the world,» — said Ushakov.

Previously, Donald trump said in an interview with the Washington Post that he might cancel his planned meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Argentina because of the incident in the Kerch Strait, during which Ukrainian ships violated the border of Russia and was arrested.

Before that, press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders reported that trump will hold bilateral talks with Putin at the G20 summit in Argentina. On Monday, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov reported that the date of the meeting of Putin and trump on the G20 is still being worked out, but confirmed plans for its implementation. The G20 will be held in Argentina from 30 November to 1 December.