Donald trump and Herbert McMaster
The US President Donald trump on the sidelines of the summit of “Big twenty” in Germany will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. This was told to journalists a senior Advisor to the us leader’s national security, Herbert McMaster, reports Reuters.
According to him, the agenda of the upcoming next week’s meeting of the two presidents has not been determined.
Trump and Putin have not personally met, but called up a few times on the phone.
Earlier on 29 June, the foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel expressed the hope that during the summit of “Big twenty” in Hamburg will be able to organize a meeting of presidents of Russia and the United States. 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.