Putin's aide: Washington has not asked for a meeting of Russian and US presidents yet

Washington has not requested a bilateral meeting of Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at the G20 Summit in Osaka, said the Aide to Russian President, Yuri Ushakov, RIA Novosti reports.

Ushakov answered that "nothing has happened" on this matter.

Earlier, media sources reported that the US allegedly sent a request to organize a meeting of the presidents of the two countries. According to the RBC news agency, negotiations were proposed to be held at the end of June during the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. The newspaper Kommersant also confirmed this information, specifying that the United States has already spoken in favor of the meeting of Putin and Trump and allegedly expect a response from the Russian side.

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