Trump: Meeting with Putin was ‘tremendous’
The first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders lasted for more than two hours on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg.
“I had a tremendous meeting yesterday with President Putin,” Trump said while speaking with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday.
Putin and Trump met for more than two hours, instead of the planned 30-40 minutes. The leaders had “positive chemistry” and “connected quickly,” US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after the meeting on Friday.
The US and Russian leaders were joined at the meeting by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
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