Russian, Finnish diplomats discuss details of Putin-Trump meeting in Helsinki

Russian and Finnish diplomats held consultations in Helsinki on Friday to discuss aspects of a meeting between the Russian and US presidents. Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are expected to meet in Finland’s capital on July 16. The upcoming meeting was discussed, said Andrey Kelin, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s European cooperation department. “The Finnish colleagues are also getting prepared,” TASS quoted him as saying. “Finnish President Sauli Niinisto plans to hold bilateral meetings with Putin and Trump, working on his agenda,” the diplomat added.