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Trump calls off Putin meeting over Ukraine crisis

AFP  |  Washington 

US scrapped Thursday a planned meeting at the summit with his Russian counterpart over Moscow's detention of a group of Ukrainian sailors.

"Based on the fact that the ships and sailors have not been returned to from Russia, I have decided it would be best for all parties concerned to cancel my previously scheduled meeting in with Vladimir Putin," he wrote on

"I look forward to a meaningful Summit again as soon as this situation is resolved!," Trump added, shortly after taking off for the weekend summit in

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 22:50 IST