Trump heads to Europe for visit to Poland, G-20 summit


Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a bilateral meeting on the first day of the summit (July 7), and the presidents are expected to discuss conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.

Moscow is expected to raise the issue of its diplomatic compounds in the US that the Obama administration shuttered in retaliation for what the intelligence community concluded was Russian interference in the USA presidential election.

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his American counterpart Donald Trump today that bilateral relations were "affected by some negative factors", as the two leaders spoke over phone amid unease in ties following a series of U.S. actions that angered Beijing.

National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton said there is still no agenda for Putin and Trump's Friday meeting.

The president often doesn't read briefing books and relies on in-person briefings, the officials said, so aides also have written a list of tweet-length sentences that summarize the main points Trump could bring up with Putin.

Trump claimed that the agreement was disadvantageous to the country when pulling out of the landmark agreement on 1 June, but Merkel told the German parliament she was adamant about maintaining the deal.

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The world awaits impatiently as the two leaders will be closely analysed.

Kremlin official Yuri Ushakov announced the meeting on Tuesday to Russian media and would not expand on any details of the leaders' discussion. "There's no specific agenda".

On "Fox & Friends" this morning, David Bossie, who served as Trump's deputy campaign manager, said there is no evidence that any collusion took place, and the whole Russian Federation story is being used by the Democrats for political purposes.

According to CNN sources in the White House, Trump wants to discuss with Putin the military situation in Syria and Russian support for President Bashar Assad.

"After the meetings in Congress or the White house, I can't say that trump is doing some bad steps".