Asked by a reporter whether he would raise the issue during a meeting with Putin, Trump said: “Yes, of course I will.”
Trump Jokes to Putin: 'Don't Meddle in the Election'
STEPANAKERT, JUNE 28, ARTSAKHPRESS: Trump then turned to Putin to give the directive twice while pointing at the Russian leader. Putin maintained a smile as the remark was interpreted for him, Reuters reports.
The two leaders were heading into talks on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan’s western city of Osaka, their first formal face-to-face meeting since a controversial high-profile summit in Helsinki last July.
“Its a great honor to be with President Putin,” Trump told reporters. “We have many things to discuss, including trade and including some disarmament.”