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MOSCOW, November 29, 16:18 /ITAR-TASS/. Barack Obama is expected to come to Russia for attending a regular summit meeting of the Group of Eight Most Industrialized Nations, U.S. Ambassador in Moscow Michael McFaul said Friday.
He tweeted the information in response to a question put through by a user of the Twitter social net.
Russian President’s aide Yuri Ushakov said earlier Obama was going to attend the summit in Sochi in June 2014.
“The U.S. President’s participation in the summit scheduled for early June 2014 is visible quite clearly at this moment,” he said.
However, he gave a negative answer when a reporter asked him if a possibility of Obama’s separate visit to Russia had been discussed.
“No, it hasn’t,” Ushakov said. “This issue hasn’t been raised so far.