MOSCOW, November 2. /TASS/. Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has not ruled out Russian President Vladimir Putin may have a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron on the sidelines of the G20 summit.
"The possibility of such a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit has been explored for some time now. We hope that this meeting will take place alongside other contacts," he said.
Earlier, the British prime minister’s office said that Cameron hoped to meet with Putin during the G20 summit in Turkey. He expressed this intention in a telephone conversation with the Russian leader.
Putin thanked Cameron for the phone call. Both men said they hoped to see each other at the G20 summit in Turkey due later this month, the British prime minister’s office said.
Cameron expressed his condolences to Putin upon the Russian plane crash in Egypt and offered assistance in investigating the tragedy.