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White House Confirms Trump Had a Second Meeting with Putin at G20

According to a senior administration official, Trump spoke with the Russian leader for almost an hour.

by Alexa Liautaud
Jul 18 2017, 11:36pm

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President Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin had a second, undisclosed meeting that lasted roughly an hour at the G-20 summit in Hamburg last week.

The White House confirmed that the two spoke on the sidelines of the G-20 dinner to several news outlets, including CNN, NBC, and Reuters.

According to the Washington Post, which quotes a senior administration official, Trump got up from his table halfway through the meal and sat in an empty seat next to Putin.

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