Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has responded to reports of a possible meeting between the Russian leader Vladimir Putin and the elected President of the USA of Donald trump in Reykjavik. He said this to RIA Novosti.
“There are no talks about the meeting there,” stated Sands.
Earlier, the trump called The Sunday Times disseminated information absolute lie, and the Russian Embassy in the UK said that such publication is an attempt to undermine a presidency elected leader.
Sunday, January 15, the British newspaper wrote about the intention of the trump soon after appointed on 20 January inauguration to meet with Putin, perhaps in Iceland. Winning in the November election, Republican and members of his team allegedly told British officials that during their first foreign trip will be a meeting with the Russian head of state. The most preferred option for the organization of the summit at Reykjavik. Sources The Sunday Times claim that the Russian side is ready to agree to talks leaders.
13 Jan trump in an interview with The Wall Street Journal declared that considers possible to meet with Putin after the inauguration. “I understand that they [the Russian authorities] would like to meet, and this brand suits me”, — the politician noted.
In 1986 in Reykjavik, General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan negotiated nuclear arms reductions. It was an important step on the way to the end of the cold war.