During the press conference, trump said that the United States will strongly oppose any attempts to interfere in elections
The White house hosted a meeting of the President of the United States Donald trump and the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Leuven.
During the conversation with the head of the Swedish government, the President, trump said that relations between the two countries strong, and they cooperate in combating terrorism and in other spheres.
Earlier, the White house said the two leaders will discuss issues of trade and security. In addition, it is reported that President trump will meet with representatives of the business community of Sweden.
The visit of the head of the Swedish office in the US takes place shortly after trump announced the introduction of new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, which caused concern about a possible conflict in the trading field.
Later on Tuesday, Donald trump and Stefan lÃ¶fven held a joint conference.
Referring to recent statements about Pyongyang’s willingness to negotiate with the United States, trump said that North Korean leaders seem sincere when talking about it.
Turning to the issue of Russian intervention in the American elections and the threat of recurrence of such attempts during the upcoming mid-term elections to Congress, the President said that the US is exploring ways of protecting the electoral system and intend to resist all attempts to interfere.
In turn, Stefan lÃ¶fven noted that the Swedish intelligence services are increasing their opportunities to counter attempts to interfere in elections in Sweden.
Touching upon the bilateral relations, the head of the Swedish government said that between him and President trump, there is disagreement on the question of tariffs or of the Paris agreements on climate, but in security matters, they stand United.