The American and Russian presidents met for about two hours at the Finnish Presidential Palace in Helsinki.
Both leaders acknowledged the need to improve relations and addressed a range of issues including the Iranian nuclear deal, Syria’s civil war and the U.S. presidential election.
CGTN’s Nathan King reports from Helsinki.
- Alexander Nekrassov is a former adviser to the Russian government.
- Lester Munson is the vice president with BGR Group, a strategic consulting firm.
- Maxime Larive is a research associate at the EU Center of Excellence at the University of Miami.
- Joel Rubin is the president of the Washington Strategy group, a U.S. security consulting and lobbying firm.
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