Trump and Putin Meet on July 16 in the Finnish Capital Helsinki. US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet each other on July 16 in the Finnish capital Helsinki.
According to The Dawn News, The Kremlin and the White House declared this at the same time on Thursday afternoon.
The two leaders discussed the relations between the United States and Russia at the summit. Many international issues, such as the war in Syria, are also on the agenda.
On Wednesday it was already known that a summit would take place. American security adviser John Bolton, together with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reached agreement on the agenda of the meeting.
The two world leaders met twice in 2017, both times during an international meeting. The first time was during the G20 in Hamburg in July. In November 2017, the two leaders met at a meeting of APEC in Vietnamese Da Nang.
NATO CEO Jens Stoltenberg welcomes the summit meeting. “I believe in dialogue, that is not a signal of weakness but of strength”, Stoltenberg reacted in Brussels, where he attends a part of the EU summit.
“We do not want to isolate a new Cold War and Russia, but better relations,” said the Norwegian former prime minister.
Stoltenberg also anticipated the NATO summit, will be held in Brussels in two weeks. Trump is also present.
The NATO chief said he was confident that the summit would strengthen the transatlantic bond.
Trump said on Wednesday that he expects that the summit with Putin will take place after the NATO summit of 11 and 12 July.