The Heat: Trump-Putin Summit

The Heat

Trump, Putin shake hands on July 16, 2018 [Photo: AP]

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.

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To discuss:

  • 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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