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Not sure if there would be a meeting with Putin in Paris: Donald Trump

To a question on a meeting between him and the Russian president, Trump said, 'We haven't set anything up yet'

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump. Photo: File photo.

US on Monday said that he is "not sure" of having a meeting with his Russian counterpart in Paris, where the two leaders are scheduled to attend World War I commemorations later this week.

However, they would be meeting at summit in which is scheduled for November 30 and December 1, he said, adding there are possibilities of other meetings soon.

To a question on a meeting between him and the Russian president, Trump said, "We haven't set anything up yet. We don't know if that is going to be the right place. I'm going to be in for other reasons."

Earlier it was reported that he and Putin would meet in later this week.

"But we'll be meeting at the and probably will have meetings after that. Probably plenty of meetings. Getting along with Russia, China, and all of them would be a good thing. I've said it for a long time," he told reporters at Joint Base Andrews outside on Monday before leaving on a campaign trail for the mid-term polls.

"So, we'll have plenty of meetings, but I'm not sure we'll have a meeting in Probably not," Trump said.

First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 07:40 IST
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