Russia: Possible Trump-Putin meeting still being discussed

Russia: Possible Trump-Putin meeting still being discussed
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A potential meeting between President TrumpDonald John TrumpHealth insurers Cigna, Humana waive out-of-pocket costs for coronavirus treatment Puerto Rico needs more federal help to combat COVID-19 Fauci says April 30 extension is 'a wise and prudent decision' MORE and Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Airbnb - Senate overcomes hurdles, passes massive coronavirus bill Putin wears hazmat suit during hospital visit; Moscow mayor warns of undercounted cases Hillicon Valley: Facebook reports huge spike in usage during pandemic | Democrats push for mail-in voting funds in coronavirus stimulus | Trump delays deadline to acquire REAL ID MORE is still being negotiated, the Kremlin reportedly said Thursday.

“As for the content of the meeting, there is no agreed agenda,” Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Putin, told journalists, according to Reuters.

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The possibility of the two leaders meeting this week comes amidst Trump’s five-nation tour of Asia.

Both Putin and Trump will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam. 

Russia Today, the Russian state-owned news agency, cited an aide to Putin on Thursday as saying that the two leaders would meet at the summit on Friday.

Trump, during remarks in Beijing on Thursday, called for Russia's help in curbing North Korean aggression.

“Time is quickly running out. We must act fast, and hopefully China will act faster and more effectively on this problem than anyone,” Trump said alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping. “I'm also calling on Russia to help rein in this potentially very tragic situation.”