U.S. President Barack Obama (L) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
TASS: Moscow hopes Putin and Obama will meet on the G20 summit sidelines — Kremlin
The last Putin-Obama meeting took place on the sidelines of the International Climate Change Conference in Paris late in November last year
MOSCOW, August 29 /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barrack Obama will be able to communicate with each other on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China on September 4-5, the Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS.
Earlier on Monday, Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Adviser to the U.S. president, said that Barrack Obama hoped to meet the Russian president to discuss various issues.
"We also hope (for such an opportunity)," Peskov said.
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WNU Editor: I do not expect much from these meetings. President Obama is a lame duck, and he will be out of office in less than 5 months.