Trump, Putin meet at G-20 in Japan, discuss situation in Ukraine (Photo)

12:50, 28 June 2019
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"Today, President Donald J. Trump met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the margins of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. President Trump and President Putin reviewed the state of the bilateral relations between the United States and Russia. Both leaders agreed that improved relations between the United States and Russia was in each countries' mutual interest and the interest of the world. The Presidents agreed the two countries will continue discussions on a 21st century model of arms control, which President Trump stated as needing to include China. The leaders also discussed the situation in Iran, Syria, Venezuela, and Ukraine," Voice of America White House Bureau Chief Steve Herman wrote on Twitter on June 28.

"President Donald Trump just concluded his meeting with President Putin. They both agreed that improved relations was in each countries' mutual interest and the interest of the world. They also discussed the situations in Iran, Syria, Venezuela, and Ukraine," the White House tweeted on Friday.

As was earlier reported, late last year, Trump canceled a meeting with Putin that had been planned on the sidelines of the G-20 meeting in Argentina, after Russia refused to release Ukrainian ships and sailors it had seized in the Kerch Strait.

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