Reuters, citing an unnamed representative of the White house reports that during the summit of «Big twenty» in Hamburg there were two meetings of the presidents of Russia and the United States, not one as previously reported.
Earlier, the White house and the Kremlin officially notified about a meeting of Vladimir Putin and Donald trump in Hamburg, which lasted more than two hours.
Judging from the us media, including The New York Times, the second conversation between Putin and trump was held during the dinner, arranged by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The American President himself came to see his Russian counterpart, they talked through an interpreter, no one else in this conversation did not participate. According to one, this conversation lasted about an hour (this writes the newspaper the Hill), others not more than half an hour.
The White house stated that the second full meeting trump and Putin out of the question. The press service of the Kremlin also stressed that Hamburg took one full meeting of Russian and American presidents, though, have confirmed that they briefly talked before and after the official talks.
Himself Donald trump sharply commented on the publication of the fact that the fact that his second meeting with Putin was allegedly deliberately hidden from the public: «Paknews story about the secret dinner with Putin, is already a «disease». All the G20 leaders and their spouses were invited by the German Chancellor».