US President Trump Meets Russian President Putin at G20 Summit
July 8 , 2017
Meeting between the US President Donald Trump and his Russian Counterpart Vladimir Putin at sidelines of G20 Summit went on for 2 hours and 16 minutes. While the G20 summit venue, Hamburg, witnessed violent street protests, the coveted meeting took place after intense diplomatic maneuvers between the USA and Russia on topics ranging from climate change, North Korea, Syria, and trade wars. The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, told media that Trump had highlighted over one instance where Russia was interfered in the last US election. However, Putin reportedly denied the charges to be true. Sergey Lavrov, foreign minister of Russia, told media that President Trump accepted Putin’s statement.