Putin about the failure of the formal meeting with trump at the APEC summit: Nothing happened

Russian President Vladimir Putin explained the legal difficulties the fact that during the APEC summit in Vietnam have not held separate talks with the leader of the United States Donald trump. A fragment of a press conference by Putin on 11 November published on the website of the TV channel «Rain».

«As for meeting individual, well, first, this was due to the work schedule of Mr. trump and with my schedule, with defined formal Protocol with which our teams to cope, unfortunately, failed. Well will be punished for this,» Putin said.

He also added that «however, nothing terrible happened.»

Putin also said that had yet to discuss with trump, what you wanted. In particular, the presidents agreed on a joint statement of the leaders of the two countries on Syria. According to Putin, the conversation took place «during today’s meeting.»

November 5, trump said he expects the meeting with Putin in the framework of his tour to Asia. The US President planned to talk about North Korea, Syria and Ukraine. The speaker of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov, said that «there are many themes that could be discussed Putin and the tramp».

On 9 November, state Department spokesman Heather Nauert said that Putin and trump during a meeting on the sidelines of the summit in Vietnam to discuss the creation of new zones of de-escalation in Syria.

The Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told journalists that the meeting could take place on 10 November. However, on 10 November, the speaker of the administration of U.S. President Sarah Sanders reported that the meeting will not, because there was a discrepancy in the schedule. It is not excluded that on the sidelines of the summit can pass an informal meeting of the two presidents.

On 10 November, the head of the United States and Russia met and briefly spoke at the APEC summit. They stood side by side during the ceremony, photographing in national costumes. When trump approached, the heads of state exchanged handshakes and a few words. After that us President Putin patted a hand on the back.

Putin about the failure of the formal meeting with trump at the APEC summit: Nothing happened 11.11.2017

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