To get on well with Russia - it is very good: Trump
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki. These are the first full-format talks between the two leaders.
A meeting of US President Donald Trump and head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin held in Helsinki, Finland, BNews.kz informs with a reference to BBC.
According to foreign mass media, the meeting was scheduled on 1 p.m., however, the cavalcade of US President arrived from the hotel approximately 2.00 p.m. Vladimir Putin has arrived from the airport a little bit earlier at new Russian-made limousine generation of presidential state car Aurus Senat (part of "Kortezh" project).
The President of the Russian Federation while speaking stated he was in contact with Trump through the telephone talks and meetings at different international platforms.
In turn, Donald Trump congratulated the Russian leader on the successful holding of the 2018 FIFA Russian World Cup having noted herewith there is an opportunity to establish relations between the two countries.
“There is a chance to improve our relations. To get on well with Russia - it is very good,” Trump announced.
The meeting expected to consider nuclear security issues.
“US and Russia, both have more than 90% of nuclear potential and that is not a good thing. That is why it is important to make every effort on improvement this issue,” Trump noted.
Besides, the sides plan to discuss trade and Chinese situation.
‘We will have an opportunity to get our relations back on track. During two years we had not such a chance.” US President complained.
The open part of the tete-a-tete talks Putin and Trump finished with a handshake. According to the BBC, they did not respond to journalists' questions.