Contents tagged with meeting

  • The Kremlin: Preparations have not been made for a meeting between Putin and Trump

    The Kremlin said that there are still no preparations for the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump.

    However, Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin speaker, expressed confidence that, if necessary, everything will be coordinated although there is not much time left before the expected date of the meeting on July 7.

    According to Peskov, Trump and Putin will be present that day at the G-20 summit in Germany and Moscow "does not exclude" the possibility that both …

  • Six senators advised Trump to meet with Poroshenko before talks with Putin

    Six U.S. senators advised U.S. President Donald Trump to first meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, and only then with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, reports Voice of America.

    The letter, signed by John McCain, James Inhofe, Rob Portman, Bob Menendez, Jean Shaheen and Bob Casey, was sent amid reports that Trump and Putin are planning to hold their first in-person meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany in July.

    "Meeting with democratically elected representatives from …

  • Lavrov: Russia is preparing for a meeting between Putin and Trump

    Moscow is preparing a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Sergey Lavrov, stated this in an interview with TV channel “Mir”.

    "You see, both we and the Americans need the meeting, as I understand it, not in order to manufacture an external effect on somebody and say: "Well, what a sensation, they talked for so long, and finally it was held," explained the foreign minister.

    He noted that due to the influence …

  • Kremlin: Putin and Trump want to meet at G20 summit

    The Presidents of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, have held telephone talks, the Kremlin press service reported.

    The leaders of the two countries discussed the prospects for coordinating the actions of Russia and the United States in the fight against terrorism in Syria, as well as "thoroughly discussed the situation on the Korean peninsula."

    It is noted that Putin called for restraint and a reduction in the level of tension. The presidents agreed to "establish …

  • Russian diplomat designated one of the priority topics of the first meeting between Putin and Trump

    At their first meeting, the presidents of the United States and Russia will discuss "the full range of bilateral issues and the issues of the international agenda." This was reported by Kommersant newspaper, citing Andrey Krutskikh, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Issues of International Cooperation in the Field of Information Security.

    "The topic of stability, trust and security in cyberspace may become one of the priorities," said Krutskikh.

    According to …

  • Russia announces possible meeting between Tillerson and Lavrov in Alaska

    A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of General Rex Tillerson may be held during a conference of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Arctic Council, Russia’s TASS news agency reports citing Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Ryabkov.

    In particular, according to Ryabkov, Lavrov and Tillerson need to continue their conversation on the topic of Syria and other facets where there are differences between the U.S. and Russia. "This is the …

  • Media: Meeting with Putin has disappeared from Tillerson's schedule

    A meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has disappeared from U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's schedule.

    Voice of America’s White House Bureau Chief, Steve Herman, reported on this in his Twitter blog.

    "A meeting with Russian President Putin has been removed from Secretary of State Tillerson's Moscow schedule." Herman wrote.

    Tillerson is going to Moscow on April 11-12, after a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the G-7.

    The Foreign Secretary of the UK, Boris Johnson was going …

  • Kyiv says meeting between Poroshenko and Trump hasn't been held yet due to internal issues in Washington

    A meeting between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and US President Donald Trump has not taken place yet due to internal issues at the White House itself, as stated by the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, in an interview with Segodnya.

    "Indeed, we proposed dates for the visit at the end of February. However, as you know, at that time, certain complex personnel processes were taking place in the new Administration. At that time, unfortunately, key …

  • Peskov: Putin and Trump could meet in July

    The meeting of Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could take place at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July, said Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary to the Russian president.

    “If we don’t arrange an earlier summit, their meeting presumably could take place at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July, because this is the first place where their paths could cross,” Peskov said in a CNN interview.

    Responding to a question on what the first meeting of the two leaders could be, the press …

  • Russian Media reported a meeting between a U.S. State Department representative and the Russian ambassador

    Acting Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Shannon and the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, held a meeting on Tuesday in Washington. According to RIA Novosti, the State Department confirmed that the meeting took place.

    "Deputy Secretary of State Shannon regularly holds meetings with foreign ambassadors on a number of issues. Although we do not disclose the details of diplomatic meetings, it should be noted that this was a meeting scheduled a long time ago," the representative of …