Trump and Putin's Meeting Went Four Times Longer Than Planned

The two presidents talked about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and the cease-fire in Syria.
July 7, 2017, 9:43pm

In their first official sit-down at the G20 summit in Hamburg Friday, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin kept talking long after they were scheduled to stop. First lady Melania Trump even tried to break them up.

"That didn't work either," said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, one of the six people in the room for the highly anticipated event. In their scheduled 30-minute meeting, which ended up lasting more than two hours, the two presidents had a lot to unpack: the issue of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which Putin continued to deny, and a precarious ceasefire agreement in southwest Syria, which goes into effect July 9. Continue reading on VICE News.