Trump hopes to meet with Putin during a trip to Asia
WASHINGTON, 5 Dec — RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said Saturday that waiting for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his Asian tour.
“I think it’s expected that we’ll meet him. We want to help Putin to the DPRK and we will meet with other leaders,” said trump on Board the plane on the way to Tokyo accompanying journalists.
The transcript of his briefing in Washington circulated a special newsletter for journalists.
Earlier press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov said that it is possible with great certainty to assume that Putin and trump will discuss the situation around North Korea during the meeting if it is agreed upon.
In an interview with Fox News channel, trump previously said that he considers possible negotiations with the Russian leader important. In the first place, because, according to him, Moscow may help to increase pressure on Pyongyang. In addition, he intends to discuss with Putin the peace settlement in Ukraine.