(Washington Examiner) President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki, Finland on July 16 for their first bilateral summit, the White House announced Thursday.
"The two leaders will discuss relations between the United States and Russia and a range of national security issues," said a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
News that a meeting would be held came as White House national security adviser John Bolton was in Moscow for meetings regarding relations between the two nations. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters Wednesday that the location selected for the meeting was “a very convenient place for us and the American side."
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