Advisor to the President for national security Robert O’brien denied that the us President intends to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the presidential elections in the United States. About it the adviser said in comments to NBC News on August 16.
Earlier on Sunday, the channel, citing sources reported that trump was considering a different time and place for the meeting of leaders, including in September in new York.
O’brien, commenting on the information channel, said that “summit with Putin before the elections will not be”. At the same time, according to the official, the US administration hopes that someday Putin will arrive in Washington to sign “an amazing agreement on arms control that will protect Americans and Russians.”
The U.S. presidential election scheduled for 3 November. Trump will run for a second term from the Republican party. His main opponent will be former Vice-President of the United States, Democrat Joe Biden. According to opinion polls, Biden was ahead of trump in the presidential rating.
Trump and Putin last met on 28 June 2019 at the summit of “Big twenty” in Osaka Japanese.