The meeting of Putin and trump in Helsinki – the first step to normalize relations

The President of the United States Donald trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (left to right)

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The U.S. and Russia have made an important first step towards the normalization of relations. This confidence in one voice expressed on Monday evening, the two presidents – Vladimir Putin and Donald trump. And this, of course, was mainly the result of their first full-length personal meeting, held on Monday in Helsinki.

Initially, Moscow and Washington have played in lowering expectations. Written statements at the summit, it was decided not to accept. Both sides assured that they consider the fact of holding the meeting of leaders of major achievement. However, judging by the outcome of the conference, emphasized these modest expectations were surpassed.

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“We are pleased with our first full-scale meeting, said the Russian leader. – We had a good talk with President trump. I hope, became better to understand each other.”