Lavrov hoped for pragmatism and realism in the negotiations Putin and trump

Sergei Lavrov

Moscow hopes that during the meeting of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump in Hamburg at the G20 summit will be dominated by pragmatism and realism. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking at the “Primako readings” in Moscow, the correspondent “reports”.

According to the Minister, Moscow and Washington are much more effective will be able to ensure its national interests, if they work together, not separately.

“We expect our presidents’ meeting in Hamburg, which was announced, will bring clarity to the question about the prospects of Russian-American cooperation”, — said the Minister, quoted by TASS.

29 Jun senior Advisor to the us leader’s national security, Herbert McMaster reported that the trump on the sidelines of the summit of “Big twenty” in Germany to meet with Putin.

Earlier in the day, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that among the planned meetings between Putin at the summit includes the talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, the President of South Korea, moon Jae-Different, and also with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov has repeatedly noted that a full meeting with the President of the United States is not yet prepared.

The summit of “Big twenty” will be held in Hamburg on 7-8 July. Among the main themes of the German presidency, Chancellor Angela Merkel has described the fight against climate change, support for free trade, immigration policy and the fight against terrorism.