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Singapore: Putin ready to meet with Trump at G20 summit01:30

Singapore: Putin ready to meet with Trump at G20 summit

Singapore, Singapore
November 15, 2018 at 10:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the upcoming G20 summit, speaking in Singapore on Thursday.

"We were ready to meet in Paris, but we have already said that we did not want to interfere with such a major event [Armistice Day], which was organised by the government and the president of France," the Russian leader said.

Putin said that during the working lunch in France, he and Trump were involved in an "intensive discussion" on "security issues and economic development matters and regional problems."

He also said that if Europe wants to avoid another "inflow of immigrants", it should "get rid of any phobias and simply help Syrian people despite political biases."

Singapore: Putin ready to meet with Trump at G20 summit01:30
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the upcoming G20 summit, speaking in Singapore on Thursday.

"We were ready to meet in Paris, but we have already said that we did not want to interfere with such a major event [Armistice Day], which was organised by the government and the president of France," the Russian leader said.

Putin said that during the working lunch in France, he and Trump were involved in an "intensive discussion" on "security issues and economic development matters and regional problems."

He also said that if Europe wants to avoid another "inflow of immigrants", it should "get rid of any phobias and simply help Syrian people despite political biases."

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