The Russian government announced Wednesday that a time and place has been set for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin
According to Russian foreign affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov, the decision was made during a meeting in Moscow between Putin and U.S. national security adviser John Bolton.
The Kremlin stated the meeting, which will take several weeks to plan, would be held in a mutually-convenient third country.
Media reports speculate that the summit will likely take place next month during Trump’s visit to Europe.
The face-to-face will include discussion on bilateral ties, the ongoing conflict in Syria as well as arms control issues.
Trump and Putin, Ushakov added, will hold a joint-press conference following the summit.
The Trump administration is expected to confirm the details Thursday in a statement with Russia.
Trump expressed his desire to hold a summit with Putin early on in his presidency.
The White House thus far has declined to comment on the Kremlin’s announcement.
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