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Kremlin comments on Putin-Trump summit

Putin and Trump will hold a meeting in Helsinki on July 16

MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. The format of the summit of the Russian and US presidents, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, does not stipulate that a joint declaration should be adopted, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.

"No, a joint communique is not a necessary attribute of such meetings. The statements will be made by the two presidents right after the summit," Peskov said.

Peskov pointed out that the Kremlin had already made an announcement about a joint news conference of the two heads of state.

The Russia-US summit will take place in Helsinki on July 16.