[WORLD NEWS] TRUMP-PUTIN SUMMIT KICKS OFF IN HELSINKI

Trump and Putin

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN AND HIS US COUNTERPART DONALD TRUMP HAVE MET BEHIND CLOSED DOORS IN THE FINNISH CAPITAL, HELSINKI.

PUTIN TOLD TRUMP AT THE START OF THEIR SUMMIT ON MONDAY THAT THE TIME HAS COME TO TALK THOROUGHLY ABOUT BILATERAL RELATIONS, AS WELL AS VARIOUS HOTSPOTS IN THE WORLD.

IN HIS REMARKS, TRUMP CONGRATULATED PUTIN ON THE SUCCESSFUL ORGANISATION OF ONE OF THE BEST WORLD CUPS OF ALL TIMES, WHILE ADDING THAT THEIR DISCUSSIONS WILL INVOLVE TRADE, THE MILITARY, MISSILES, NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND CHINA.