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Trump to meet Putin at G20 summit

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US said that he would meet with his Russian counterpart at the summit of the Group of 20 (G20) next month.

"I will be meeting with Putin," Trump told reporters at the during his meeting with visiting Hungarian

The announcement of their meeting at the summit, which will be held in Osaka, Japan, at the end of June, came as the two countries are still at odds over issues including arms control, Venezuela, and

US is expected to meet with Putin and Russian in the Russian city of on Tuesday, after skipping a stopover in for meetings with European and NATO officials in over

Pompeo will discuss "the full range of bilateral and multilateral challenges" with Putin and Lavrov, said the last week.

In early May, Trump spoke over phone with Putin for more than an hour, a conversation which Trump touted later in a tweet as "very productive."

Trump cancelled a formal meeting with Putin in in December last year, citing mounting tensions between and



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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 04:46 IST