President of the United States Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met during the G20 Summit in Osaka. The White House's press office reported that on Twitter.
During the meeting, the two leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine, Syria and Venezuela, as well as the worsened relations with Iran.
Trump and Putin agreed that improving bilateral relations "meets the interests of every country and the entire world".
The G20 summit has begun in Osaka, Japan on June 28. The leaders of the countries with the most powerful economics plan to discuss during two days the state of the world economy, trade conflict, climate issues and crisis in the Persian Gulf as Deutsche Welle reported.
Besides, the leading politicians of the world plan to hold a number of bilateral meetings. Particularly, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel has already held meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. It is also planned that chancellor will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.