MOSCOW, June 26 â€” RIA Novosti. The President of the United States Donald trump insists on meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in compliance with all diplomatic formalities, according to the associated Press, citing unnamed American officials.
The AP notes that the American administration there are deep disagreements as to what is the approach to Moscow should choose Washington in the midst of undergoing investigation in the USA “on relations with Russia.” According to the Agency, it is possible to trump meeting with Putin exacerbate these differences.
Many members of the President’s entourage believe that Washington should keep a distance and to cooperate with Russia with great caution. However, trump and a few members of his team insist on a full bilateral meeting with Putin. In particular, despite calls for restraint by officials of the state Department and national security Council, the President of the United States stands for media access and execution of all norms of Protocol, a typical for such consultations.
As underlined by the Agency, some advisers recommend Trump to conduct a quick informal meeting with the Russian leader on the sidelines of the summit of “big twenty” or to arrange “negotiations on strategic stability,” U.S. and Russian delegations that are not normally imply the presence of the presidents.
The white house previously stated that it does not exclude the trump meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the upcoming summit of “big twenty”, which will be held on 7-8 July in Hamburg.
In turn, the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that concrete ideas at the first personal meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald trump, no, adding that Moscow will be satisfied with any format.
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