Trump and Putin meet in Finland 16 july
Thursday 28 June 2018
President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki this summer, reports Fox News on Twitter.
Neither The White House nor the Kremlin have confirmed the information, but according to the Russian news agency Interfax, the Kremlin will announce at 14 Norwegian time a notice of time and place for the planned summit.
It was Wednesday it became known that the US and Russia had agreed that Trump and Putin should meet later this summer, probably in July.
The announcement came the same day that Trumps national security advisor John Bolton met Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.
Putin counselor Juri Usjakov said that time and place of the meeting will be announced Thursday. He stated at the same time that the meeting will not be held in the United States or Russia but in a third country.
Earlier, Putin mentioned Vienna as a possible venue for the meeting, but on Tuesday, several American media and Finnish Helsingin Sanomat experienced that Helsinki is likely to be the venue and that it will take place sometime in mid-July.