The White House confirmed the information about the fact that U.S. President Donald Trump is to meet with Russian President Volodymyr Putin, as Sarah Sanders, White House Press Secretary, stated, U.S. President’s Administration website reported.
Sanders confirmed that during the last phone conversation, which was held on March 20, 2018, Donald Trump offered Volodymyr Putin to hold a meeting.
“As the President himself confirmed on March 20, hours after his last call with President Putin, the two had discussed a bilateral meeting in the not-too-distant future at a number of potential venues, including the White House. We have nothing further to add at this time,” Sanders said.
Earlier, the Kremlin informed, that Trump offered Putin to meet in Washington. Kurt Volker, U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine, informed about the preparation to the meeting.
As we reported earlier, Donald Trump first met with Russia’s President on July 7 last year, within the G20 summit in Hamburg. The leaders of the USA and Russia met for the second time at the Asia-Pacific Summit in Vietnam on November 10 in 2017. They shook their hands at the photo shoot and then they conducted brief negotiations.