Lavrov says Moscow is uncertain whether Iraqi Al-Qaim was bombed on purposeRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 9:05
US Congress votes to make Magnitsky Act applicable to other statesWorld December 09, 8:18
Analysts assume Trump poised to improve ties with RussiaWorld December 09, 8:12
UN envoy on Syria suggests resumption of intra-Syrian talksWorld December 09, 6:42
US Senate prohibits defense cooperation with RussiaMilitary & Defense December 09, 4:55
Russia, Cuba sign defense cooperation program until 2020Military & Defense December 09, 3:26
Putin jokingly suggests Russia should develop teleportationScience & Space December 09, 2:07
Russian investigators conduct searches across Russia over doping casesSport December 09, 1:52
Source: Postponing OPEC, non-OPEC meeting still option for RussiaBusiness & Economy December 09, 0:35
LOS CABOS, Mexico, June 18 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama met before the G20 summit in Los Cabos on Monday, June 18.
The meeting is taking place at the hotel Esperanza, which is Obama’s residence for the duration of the G20 summit.
The Russian delegation includes Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak and presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
The American delegation includes Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Thomas Donilon, U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, and presidential assistant for Russia Alice Wells.
This is the second meeting between Putin and Obama. Their first meeting took place in Moscow when the U.S. president was in Russia on a visit and Putin was a prime minister.
The meeting is taking place behind closed doors. The two leaders are expected to make a statement for the press after the talks.