President Trump reportedly met late last year with Russian President Vladimir Putin without a translator or aide from his administration present during the Group of 20 (G-20) summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in late November.
Trump was joined by his wife Melania Trump, but there was no note-taker or translator from the U.S. at the meeting. Putin was reportedly accompanied by a translator, with all four at a table.
A Russian government official told the Financial Times that the talk lasted about 15 minutes and included discussions about the Syrian conflict and a clash days earlier between Russian forces and the Ukrainian navy. Trump and Putin also talked about the potential for a formal meeting, the official said.
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