Read the gist of much hyped Putin- Trump meet
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 09-Jul-2017

Hamburg, July 9: A part of World was super enthusiastic about Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump meeting. Before G-20 summit both the countries gave several statements on predicted Putin- Trump meet on the sidelines of G-20. Making all the prediction true, they had the 1st meeting on Friday. According to Russian top diplomat Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, they had a very lengthy, very specific conversation. On topics like cybersecurity, Syria, Ukraine crisis progress has been made.

“The meeting achieved its main objective — it opened the totally closed door of Russian-American relations, and removed all questions about the ability of the two leaders to get along,’’ Klintsevich, deputy chairman of the Federation Council’s Committee for Defense and Security told local news agency.

Whereas US-Russia conflict is always on news, this meeting has concentrated on achieving mutually beneficial cooperation. The controversy regarding Russia interference in US election also came under discussion. According to Lavrov, Putin clearly upheld this blame as untrue. "He [Trump] says that he accepts these assertions. That's it," Lavrov said.

Regarding Cybersecurity issue, both the President has agreed to set up a bilateral working group. Due to newly generated threats, the cyber security fear is becoming riskier. That is why the issue gained much attention from the leaders.

Ukraine crisis was also another important topic of the discussion. On the basis of Minsk agreements, a settlement will be aimed. A new channel the Russian and US representatives will be established. As Russian Foreign Minister said, "While discussing Ukraine, the American side said that they appointed a special envoy for resolving the Ukrainian crisis." Russia hopes that the envoy will arrive Moscow in near future.

"[US Secretary of State] Rex Tillerson and I have been instructed to continue and expand cooperation between our ministries, both directly and at the United Nations Security Council, on the entire spectrum of the international agenda, including the Korean Peninsula.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.