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Putin and Trump informally spoke at APEC summit

  • Putin and Trump informally spoke at APEC summit

Da Nang: Despite the fact that the official meeting between US President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit did not take place, the two world leaders unofficially talked several times on the margins of the summit.

Trump and Putin were spotted talking, going to the shoot at the Asia-Pacific summit on Saturday. In addition, they stood side by side during the filming.

The conversation, although it was short, but looked friendly, said CNN.

Any interaction between the two world leaders is closely monitored, given the scandal with the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 elections.

Trump and Putin also shook hands and briefly spoke before the APEC plenary session on Saturday, also the two world leaders briefly met during the so-called general photo on Friday evening, where all heads of state came together to take a picture before the start of the summit.

Earlier, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said that the official meeting of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vietnam is not planned.


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