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Czech president expects Russian, US presidents to continue cooperation

Some political observers feel angry as the meeting went well, the president said

MOSCOW, July 18./TASS/. Czech President Milos Zeman hailed as positive the Monday’s summit meeting of the Russian and US presidents, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump.

"Some political observers, I won’t give their names, feel angry as the meeting went well," the president said. "And they feel unhappy because the talks can improve relations between the US and Russia," Milos Zeman said in an interview with CTK news agency on Wednesday.

He also expressed hope that "cooperation of the US and Russian presidents will continue".

On Monday, Putin and Trump had a one-on-one meeting in Helsinki that lasted slightly over two hours. Later they held an expanded bilateral meeting with the participation of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s Aide Yuri Ushakov, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US National Security Adviser John Bolton. The expanded meeting lasted about two hours.