Emmanuel Macrophoto: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti
The President of France Emmanuel macron prevented the full-scale meeting of Russian leader Vladimir Putin with his us counterpart Donald trump in Paris. About it reports “Kommersant” with reference to European diplomatic source.
According to him, it was the French side was reluctant to move the negotiations competing for attention with events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First world war. “While everyone is wondering what has caused the change of the format of the meeting, ( … ), and come up with answers in the style of high politics, it was simple: Emmanuel macron has asked Moscow and Washington not to hold full-format talks in Paris that they are not “eclipsed” prepared by the Elysee Palace events and meetings” — he explained.
Earlier press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov reported that Putin will not be able to conduct a full meeting with trump because of the tight schedule of the events dedicated to the end of the First world war.
He said that the two leaders will hold a short meeting “on his feet” and decide when to hold talks in the full format.
November 5, trump questioned the fact that I will be able to meet with Putin in Paris on November 11. However, the American President confirmed the meeting with his Russian counterpart at the summit of “Big twenty”, which will be held in Argentina from 30 November to 1 December.
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