Tuesday, August 30, 2016

President Obama Will Be Meeting Presidents Xi (China), Erdogan (Turkey) and Putin (Russia) On The Sidelines Next Week At The G20

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Wall Street Journal: President Obama to Meet China’s Xi and Turkey’s Erdogan Next Week

Meetings to take place in China on sidelines of G20.

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan next week for the first time since the attempted coup in Turkey in July, the White House said Monday.

Mr. Obama also will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for several hours in a session to review the status of U.S.-China relations, said Ben Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser.

The meetings will take place on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China.

Mr. Obama will also speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the summit about Syria and Ukraine, Mr. Rhodes said, but no formal meeting is scheduled.

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WNU Editor: President Obama will also be meeting Russian President Putin on the sidelines .... Obama and Putin Informal Meeting At G20 Likely (Newsweek).

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