Donald Trump Expects to Meet Vladimir Putin in July in Europe

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The US President Donald trump said that the G7 leaders during a summit in Canada, 25% of the time spent on the discussion of Russian Federation. "When it's my fault, I'll tell you".

Talk of a Trump-Putin meeting - which would be sure to generate controversy in a Washington gripped by special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe - began when the two leaders spoke by phone on April 20.

"The president sent a congratulatory telegram to his USA counterpart", Peskov said.

President Trump went on to cite Barack Obama for the Russian annexation of Crimea, arguing the Obama administration is to blame for dwindling relations with the country. But Putin in 2014 alarmed world leaders after moving troops into eastern Ukraine and invading and annexed Crimea and for its support for pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine.

"I don't think any decisions have been made, or details have been worked out, but I believe both sides are exploring an opportunity to try to do that", Richard Hooker, special assistant to the US president and senior director for Europe and Russian Federation in the US National Security Council, told Russia's state-owned news outlet TASS when asked if the two sides were preparing for a sit-down. It was not because, as Trump argued, Obama didn't like Putin. On Friday, Trump told reporters that a summit with Putin could be "possible".

"I may have had a much different attitude", Trump said.

In the result, it was decided temporarily to ignore the wish of the President to organize the meeting only in the case if trump will remember about it. "This was long before I got there", Trump said, repeating the assertion several more times.

When it comes to bad relationships with foreign leaders, Americans are most likely to say Trump has a poor relationship with Canada's Justin Trudeau (55 percent) or Germany's Angela Merkel (44 percent).

Two anonymous diplomatic sources told BuzzFeed News the comments were made during Friday night dinner, where Trump also questioned why the G7 leaders were siding with Ukraine over Russian Federation and then went on to call it "one of the most corrupt countries in the world".

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