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The US President Donald trump has ignored the advice of employees of its administration for the summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. About it writes The Washington Post.
According to the newspaper’s sources, trump has trained about 100 pages of material that would help him to take a tough stance during negotiations. However, the President has ignored almost all the calculations, and in the end, his speech was almost completely opposite to plan.
One of the interlocutors of the edition noted that almost all associates urged the us leader to take a tough stance, but he’s already “during the game” began to act independently. At the same time, another source pointed out that the position of the trump was studied in advance.
The Washington Post also points out that in Helsinki the President of the United States showed its willingness to ignore advisers and the intelligence community in the issue of Russian interference in the elections in 2016. The newspaper notes that this indicates a clear fear trump that pressure on Putin on this subject can cast doubt on his victory over Hillary Clinton.
After the summit, trump was criticized at home. In particular, the actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said that the President looked like a little raskisshaya spaghetti. And former CIA Director John Brennan, considered the speech of the American leader’s betrayal.
The first full meeting trump and Putin took place on July 16. The negotiations of the leaders, including the conversation tete-a-tete lasted nearly four hours.
After the summit Putin said that the parties have not resolved many problems, but made the first important step. The American President pointed out that relations between Russia and the United States began to change. He also stressed that there is no reason to believe that Moscow interfered in the presidential elections of 2016.
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