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Trump, Putin to meet at G20: Russia

IANS  |  Moscow 

US and his Russian counterpart will meet on Saturday on the sidelines of the summit in Argentina, Russian told state news agency on Thursday.

The meeting will be held in the in and is expected to last for over two hours, according to the news agency.

Russian said that Putin plans to discuss bilateral relations, strategic security and regional conflicts with Trump.

"Bilateral relations-connected issues will come first. We should give thought to how to start discussing bilateral relations, strategic security, disarmament and regional conflicts," Peskov was quoted as saying by news agency.

He added that and didn't need to agree on all global issues but they needed to hold talks in the entire world's interest.

The meeting was yet to be confirmed by the But Trump had suggested in an interview on Tuesday that he might cancel his get-together with the Russian leader depending on the results of a "full report" about last weekend's maritime clash between and Ukraine, reported.

US said that if the two leaders did meet, Trump would discuss security, arms control and regional issues with Putin. "I think it will be a continuation of their discussion in Helsinki," he said.

Bolton did not confirm whether the situation in would be on the table.



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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 16:54 IST