Putin has invited Trump to hold a referendum in Donbass – Bloomberg

Putin has invited Trump to hold a referendum in Donbass – Bloomberg

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The US leader was allegedly asked to give him time to think.

Russian President Vladimir Putin told Russian diplomats that he asked the President of the United States Donald Trump to hold a referendum in the Donbas.

It is reported Bloomberg, citing two people who participated in a closed meeting with Putin and Russian diplomats Thursday, July 19.

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According to the source, Putin met with senior Russian ambassadors and officials of the foreign Ministry of Russia to discuss that part of the meeting with trump in Helsinki, which was closed to the public. One of the topics that were raised by the leaders of the United States and Russia, was the situation in the East of Ukraine.

The proposal is to hold a referendum in the occupied territories of Donbas under international auspices, during which local residents need to speak on the status of those territories. Trump asked Putin to discuss the idea during a press conference after the Helsinki meeting to give him time to consider, said one of the interlocutors of the Agency.

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The White house has not yet responded to a request to comment on this information. Press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on the details of what Putin said about Ukraine at the meeting, saying only: “they discussed some new ideas. They will be developed”.

On Twitter, trump called the meeting with Putin “a great success” and was named Ukraine among the topics discussed, without providing details.

Videopolis asked trump more pressure on Ukraine

In Finland met Donald trump, and Vladimir Putin, and this is their first full-fledged talks. Instead of the planned one and a half hours, trump and Putin more than 2 hours seen eye to eye in the presence of interpreters. Discussed the problems in bilateral relations, the situation in Syria and Ukraine. At a joint press-conference of Ukrainian journalists managed to get our TSN. All the details of the meeting in the live broadcast.

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16 Jul, 20:25

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine has sent to US an official inquiry to know what he was talking about the presidents, Donald trump, and Vladimir Putin during the talks in Helsinki, discussing the conflict in the Donbass. Also, the authors of the request were asked to refute the information, if talking about resolving the situation in Donbas between trump and Putin was not.

It is known that in interview to Russian media, President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting with trump in Finland was discussed a number of options to resolve the conflict in the East of Ukraine.

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“Second, we talked about Ukraine. There are some new ideas on ways to resolve the crisis in the South-East of the country. Agreed to work out this is at the expert level. In my opinion, this is also a positive element of the movement forward,” Putin said.

Videolar! Trump after talks with Putin met with protest

Dozens of people came out to protest at the White house after the return of the trump of Helsinki, where he met with Putin. The action participants held posters with the words “Liar” and “Traitor”. Thus they reacted to the words of the US President that he does not believe in Russia’s intervention in the American elections. Later, however, trump said that “misspoke” and agreed with the findings of US intelligence.

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July 18, 12:38

We will remind, on July 16 in Helsinki, the long-awaited meeting of the presidents of the United States and Russia. At the press conference, trump and Putin has told that talked about Syria, Crimea, bilateral relations and Russian intervention in the American elections. To the question, does trump the US secret services, which concluded that Russia has intervened in elections, compromised computers candidate in the presidential election of 2016, Hillary Clinton, the us leader said he was not sure that it is the handiwork of Moscow.

American policy speech, trump criticized, calling it “terrible.” A day after the press conference with Putin , the US President said he supported the findings of the investigation concerning the Russian intervention in the American elections.

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