Contents tagged with trump

  • Putin says he discussed new ideas on settlement in Ukraine with Trump

    In an interview with Russian Channel One Russia (Perviy Kanal), Russian President Vladimir Putin said that, during the meeting in Helsinki, he discussed with the American President, Donald Trump, new ideas on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine. Putin told this in an interview to the Russian "first channel".

    "We spoke about Ukraine. There are some new ideas on how to resolve the crisis in the southeast of the country. We agreed to work this out at the expert level. In my opinion, this …

  • Putin assures Trump that Russia will continue gas transit through Ukraine

    At a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Russian President Vladimir Putin assured the US President that Russia will keep the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline.

    Putin noted that during the meeting, Trump "expressed concern that the gas transit through Ukraine may stop."

    "I assured the president that Russia is ready to maintain this transit, moreover, we are ready to extend the transit contract, which …

  • President of the European Council: Trump not hiding that his desire to understand Russia is stronger than his enthusiasm for Ukraine

    President of the United States Donald Trump is in discussions with President of the European Council Donald Tusk did not hide that he had less enthusiasm for Ukraine and more of a desire to understand what Russia did in Ukraine, said Tusk in an interview on TV program Fakty po faktach on channel TVN24.

    Tusk stressed that Ukraine needs more support now than ever before, especially in the light of a possible drastic change in US policy towards it.  “In several conversations with me, President …

  • Putin congratulates Trump on U.S. Independence Day

    Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations to his American colleague Donald Trump on the United States’ Independence Day, stated Russian President’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov, reported TASS.

    The meeting between Trump and Putin will take place in Helsinki on July 16, in accordance with what the leaders agreed upon. Trump said that they will discuss the issue of Russian interference in the U.S. election. He also said that they will discuss Ukraine and Syria. When asked if the …

  • Peskov: Putin and Trump will not discuss Crimea

    The subject of the annexation of Crimea will not be on the agenda when U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet, said Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, at a press conference. “The Russian President has repeatedly said that the issue of Crimea will not be on the agenda,” Peskov said.

    According to him, Putin is still willing to discuss compromises with Trump on any other matter.

    The meeting between Trump and Putin will take place in Helsinki on July 16, in …

  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Trump Advisor John Bolton to meet in Moscow

    Interfax reports that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with US National Security Adviser John Bolton on June 27 in Moscow. Information about the upcoming meeting was released by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    On June 21, White House spokesperson Garrett Marquis announced on his Twitter account that Bolton would visit Moscow in preparation for a meeting between the Presidents of the United States and Russia. Information about the forthcoming visit by the official was …

  • Media names date when Putin and Trump will meet in Vienna

    The Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung, citing a source, has named the date that the leaders of Russia and the USA will meet in Vienna. According to the newspaper, the summit will take place on July 15, and preparations have already begun.

    Kronen Zeitung reported that for the past few days, diplomats from Washington and Moscow have been arriving in the Viennese capital. They are working out the details of the upcoming meeting. To ensure the safety of the leaders while they are in Vienna, …

  • Kremlin promises to announce the date of the meeting between Putin and Trump

    The Kremlin would report on the meeting of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin as soon as they are ready, as stated by the Press Secretary to the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the words of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, that the two leaders would meet in the near future after Trump's advisor John Bolton’s trip to Moscow, TASS reports.

    "We'll let you know as soon as we are ready," Peskov said.

    In an interview with SNBC TV, Pompeo said that Trump …

  • Trump’s advisor to visit Moscow to prepare a meeting between the US and Russian leaders

    US National Security Adviser John Bolton will visit Moscow next week to begin preparations for a meeting between the President of the United States, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Interfax reports with reference to sources in Washington. The Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov confirmed this information.

    "As far as we know… such a trip will take place. This is all we can say for now," Peskov replied to the journalists’ question about whether Bolton is …

  • Iran refuses to negotiate with Trump

    Iran will not hold negotiations with U.S. President Donald Trump after his decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with the country, said official government representative Mohammad Bagher Nobakht.

    Commenting on the request of several Iranian politicians to begin negotiations with the U.S., Nobakht stressed that there is no logic in this, but he did not rule out a dialogue with other countries.

    “We never negotiate when it comes to national security issues, but dialogue remains one of the …