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Russia: Zakharova calls for 'realistic expectations' on Putin-Trump summit03:47

Russia: Zakharova calls for 'realistic expectations' on Putin-Trump summit

Russian Federation, Moscow
June 28, 2018 at 19:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova commented on the upcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, speaking at a weekly press briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

“I suggest that such meetings be treated in a realistic and pragmatic way. No doubt, Russian-American relations have long been ready for such meetings at various levels as the bilateral agenda requires it,” ths spokesperson said.

Commenting on the decision of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to adopt a British proposal to give the organisation the right to ascribe blame for chemical attacks, Zakharova said “Great Britain and the countries associated with it, have committed forgery and substitution of the real objectives of the OPCW by pushing through illegitimate decisions made by participating countries.”

Russia: Zakharova calls for 'realistic expectations' on Putin-Trump summit03:47
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Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova commented on the upcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, speaking at a weekly press briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

“I suggest that such meetings be treated in a realistic and pragmatic way. No doubt, Russian-American relations have long been ready for such meetings at various levels as the bilateral agenda requires it,” ths spokesperson said.

Commenting on the decision of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to adopt a British proposal to give the organisation the right to ascribe blame for chemical attacks, Zakharova said “Great Britain and the countries associated with it, have committed forgery and substitution of the real objectives of the OPCW by pushing through illegitimate decisions made by participating countries.”

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