Official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the talks between the presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump has not yet taken place. His words on Monday, January 23, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
“The phone call agreed. Some more information we don’t yet have, but we do expect that in the near future the date of such telephone call will be agreed. This has not yet happened,” — said Peskov.
According to him, preparation for the conversation between the two leaders is conducted through the foreign Ministry. “The foreign Ministry there is a fairly standard procedure for initiating such telephone conversation. Some special contacts here and there can’t be”, — said Peskov.
Thus to speak about a personal meeting of Putin and trump is premature, said the representative of the Kremlin. Its format is also not talked about. “This has not been discussed. If the head of state deems appropriate to determine the possibility of a meeting, then Yes, there will be a preparation”, — added Sands.
January 21, the press Secretary of the President of Russia said that Putin will call Trump and congratulate him on assuming the post in the coming days. “Anyway, the heads of state will meet,” he said in an interview to “Vesti on Saturday”. On the question of whether in this case the Protocol to the Russian President himself got in touch with the U.S., Peskov replied in the affirmative.
The inauguration of the 45th President of the United States Donald trump took place in Washington near the Capitol on January 20.