Trump and Putin will meet in Hamburg in July, — Lavrov

Source : 112 Ukraine

A number of issues, including Syria, will be prepared for this meeting, according to Lavrov
23:19, 10 May 2017

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US and Russian presidents, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, will meet in Hamburg in July. This was reported by Sergey Lavrov after the meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and President Donald Trump, according to TASS.

"The presidents have held a telephone conversation recently, they confirmed their intention to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in July," Lavrov informed.

Russian diplomat stressed that the number of topics will be considered for the future discussion, however he did not mention Ukraine in this context.

Beyond that, the White House issued the official statement on the results of the meeting between President Donald J. Trump and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia.

"The President raised Ukraine, and expressed his Administration’s commitment to remain engaged in resolving the conflict and stressed Russia’s responsibility to fully implement the Minsk agreements.  He also raised the possibility of broader cooperation on resolving conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere," the message reads.

Additionally, US Department of State made available a readout, where Secretary Tillerson "stressed the need for progress toward full implementation of the Minsk agreements". He added that "sanctions on Russia will remain in place until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered them".

As it was reported earlier, US President Donald Trump called meeting with Lavrov "very, very good".

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