On the sidelines of the summit of “Big twenty” Vladimir Putin and Donald trump has managed to hold a short conversation. It happened before the first working session of the summit “group of twenty”.
The owners of the Kremlin and the White house, in particular, exchanged a few words. They did this while went for a photo shoot, reports TASS.
According to the information resource already on the podium Putin exchanged a few remarks with the President of Argentina Mauricio Macri and shook hands with the hereditary Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud.
A few hours before the Russian and American presidents aircraft arrived in Osaka. Putin met in the international airport “Kansai”, the Russian Ambassador to Japan, parliamentary Vice-Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan and the mayor of Osaka, reports news Agency “RIA Novosti”.
In Osaka Putin intends to hold two days. It is planned that during this time he will take part in four working sessions of the G20 summit and the BRICS leaders ‘ meeting (a group of five countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, the first letters of the names of these countries in English form the word BRICS – 24 channel).
In addition, on the sidelines of the summit, Putin is scheduled to hold nine meetings with foreign counterparts, including with Donald trump. These negotiations usually take from half an hour to an hour.
Immediately after arrival, the Russian President went to the international exhibition center “Intex Osaka” where are all the events of the summit.
As for trump, he will be in Japan without his wife. Here, the politician will hold at least eight bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the G20 summit, writes “Radio Freedom”.
In plans of White house talks with Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison, with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President XI Jinping, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
Meeting trump and Putin will start at 8:00 Kyiv time. It is expected to last no more than an hour. Earlier press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov reported that no documents in its results, the parties do not plan to.
Before this meeting the diplomats considered some things can speak of the leaders. In particular, they talked about raising such topics: Russian intervention in the U.S. presidential election in 2020, the state of bilateral Affairs, political stability, as well as the issues of Syria, Afghanistan, Venezuela and Iran.
In addition, trump before departure to Japan has shared his expectations from the talks with Putin.
I will have a good conversation, but what I will say is none of your business,
– he declared.
What is the G20 summit?The meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors of 20 economies: 19 of the largest economies and the European Union.
In General, the economy of the G-20 account for 90% of world GNP 80% of world trade (including internal trade in the EU) and two thirds of the world’s population.
By the way, the last time trump and Putin met last summer, July 16, in Helsinki. Then was scheduled another meeting of leaders during the G20 in December 2018. But then the President trump cancelled it because of the aggression of Russia in the Azov sea and the capture of Ukrainian seafarers and their ships.