John Bolton: Trump looks forward to meeting with Putin


US National Security Adviser John Bolton stated Sunday that the US President Donald Trump is looking forward to meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit held in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29, reported Russian news agency TASS.

“President Trump looks forward to meeting with President Putin at the upcoming G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan.”

Bolton is currently in Jerusalem in order to hold trilateral talks on June 24-25 with Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat and Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.

Sunday Bolton along with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a press conference.

“I’m here for a previously scheduled trilateral meeting of national security advisers of Israel, Russia and the US hosted by Prime Minister Netanyahu. Current circumstances in the region make our conversations even more timely,” Bolton said.

“I hope we can lay the groundwork for this meeting over the next several days here in Jerusalem.”

“Prime Minister Netanyahu’s strong relationships with both President Trump and President Putin augur well the chances of success and greater alignment of the policies of these three great countries in a number of critical security issues,” he added.

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