National security adviser John Bolton will visit Moscow this month, the latest sign a summit between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the works.
Media reports have indicated Trump is expected to meet Putin for their first formal summit in July during the U.S. president’s previously scheduled trip to Europe.
The meeting could take place either before the July 11 NATO summit in Brussels or after Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom on July 13, according to Bloomberg News.
Trump has long expressed a desire to hold a summit with Putin in the hopes of forming a close personal relationship with the Russian leader and repairing damaged ties between Washington and Moscow, telling reporters in April, “Ideally we want to get along with Russia. Getting along with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing.”
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