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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, looks over towards U.S. President Donald Trump, left, as Trump speaks during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Kremlin Says Trump and Putin Will Meet in Paris After Trump Says ‘Probably Not’

On Monday, President Donald Trump said that even though he and Russian President Vladimir Putin will both be in Paris for the Armistice Day commemoration on November 11, they would “probably not” hold a meeting. The Kremlin on Tuesday contradicted Trump and said Putin does expect to meet briefly with him in Paris.

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Japan, South Korea, U.S. Agree to Take Lead at G20 Summit on North Korea

In telephone calls ahead of the G20 summit, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to partner with South Korean president Moon Jae-in and take the lead in the effort to tackle the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles build-up.

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Trump and Putin Discuss Ceasefire in Syria, Refugee Safe Zones, North Korea

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump had his first conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin since the U.S. attack on a Syrian airbase in early April. There are reportedly plans in the works for a face-to-face meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany in a few weeks.

Obama Arrives in China

Chinese Officials, White House Staff Screaming on Tarmac Mar Obama’s G-20 Arrival

Shortly after President Barack Obama set wheels down Saturday in Hangzhou, China his National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice, members of his entourage, and the press corps tangled with Chinese officials both on the flight line and at the West Lake State House minutes before Obama’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jingpin.