Putin and trump took a step toward the normalization of relations between Russia and the United States

The US President Donald trump and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin

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MOSCOW, July 16. /TASS/. The presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump considered his first full meeting, held on Monday in Helsinki, as an important step towards the normalization of relations between the two leading nuclear powers.

Bilateral relations “have never been worse than now” but “it’s changed about four hours ago,” solemnly said trump, referring to the beginning of the Helsinki summit.