Peskov told about the beginning of the preparation of the meeting of Putin and trump

Dmitry Peskov

The preparation of the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his us counterpart Donald trump is conducted through diplomatic channels, but its format is not yet defined. About this informed the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. His words on Friday, June 30, the correspondent “”.

“Yesterday it was decided to use diplomatic channels to begin negotiation possible time and format of such a meeting,” — said Peskov.

He added that the Russian side has repeatedly mentioned the possibility of contact between Putin and trump on the sidelines of the summit of “Big twenty”, which will take place on 7-8 July in Hamburg.

Earlier on Friday, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking at the “Primako readings” in Moscow, expressed the hope that during the talks the presidents of Russia and the USA will be dominated by pragmatism and realism. According to the diplomat, Moscow and Washington are much more effective will be able to ensure its national interests, if they work together, not separately.

About trump plans to meet with Putin at the G20 29 Jun told reporters, senior adviser to the us leader’s national security, Herbert McMaster. He also said that the agenda of the meeting has not yet been determined.