Putin and trump did not greet each other at the G20
Moscow. 30 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian leader warmly greeted the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, who was his roommate at the plenary session of the summit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald trump before the photographing of G20 leaders in Buenos Aires did not greet each other.
The ceremony photography from the press centre watched dozens of journalists.
Putin was on the podium for photographs before American colleagues, trump passed him by.
#G20 leaders including @realDonaldTrump and @JustinTrudeau pose for the traditional “class photo” group shot
— Globalnews.ca (@globalnews) November 30, 2018.
Then the heads of States of the “twenty” proceeded to the hall for the first plenary session. Putin was one of the first, away from him — the President of the United States. In the hall “plenary” Putin warmly greeted the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, the seat of which, according to the Seating arrangements, you’ll be near the seat of the President of the Russian Federation. Then the Russian leader has engaged lying before him the papers. Trump was moved around the room, communicating with one, then with another foreign leader.
Russian President Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin embrace and laugh at the G20 in Argentina. pic.twitter.com/DtyNK6RwhI
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 30, 2018.
The first meeting, which will involve only the heads of state of G20 will be held in the format of the retreat the free exchange of opinions.
According to the Seating chart at the first plenary session of the G20 the presidents of Russia and USA will sit far enough away from each other — between them places designated crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, the presidents of South Africa, Turkey and the British Prime Minister.
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