Donald trump and Vladimir Putinto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
To canceled a meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald trump was to discuss ways of dialogue about the Treaty of elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty). This was at a meeting with students of MGIMO told the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS.
“We were just waiting for the conversation between Putin and trump, who could discuss the process and outline some of the dashes for a potential dialogue on this topic. But unfortunately, as you know, the conversation never took place”, — said Peskov.
He also added that Russia has not yet received the U.S. notification of withdrawal from the contract. If he still held, then the contract will be considered terminated from Moscow the similar action is not required.
Putin and trump were to meet in Argentina in the framework of the G20 summit, but the U.S. President has canceled a meeting after the incident with the Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait. According to the official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova, trump made the decision rather for political reasons.
The Russian President earlier expressed his regret that he could not hold a full meeting with trump. “It is long overdue. I hope that this meeting will be held when the American side is ready for it,” — said in an interview with TV channel “Russia-1” Putin aide Yuri Ushakov.
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