Washington suddenly requested Trump-Putin meeting

Washington suddenly requested Trump-Putin meeting
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  • calendar-gray 13 May 2019

Washington has reportedly requested a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, APAreports citing Kommersant newspaper.

If confirmed, a meeting could take place on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit. Likelihood of a meeting between the two leaders is high. Washington is now waiting on Moscow’s response, the report claimed.

Such a meeting could potentially take place on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, at the end of next month.

The report comes a day before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday. Pompeo and Lavrov are expected to clash over the ongoing Venezuela crisis and Iran’s nuclear program, as well as the US’ recent withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

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