Moscow will announce a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump “as soon as we’re ready,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday.
His statement came in response to a remark from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said earlier that the two leaders might meet “in the not too distant future,” following the upcoming visit of National Security Adviser John Bolton.
According to Pompeo, Bolton is planning to travel to Russia on Sunday or Monday.
Putin Reappoints Nikolai Patrushev as Security Council Chief
MOSCOW, June 22./TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has reappointed Nikolai Patrushev as Secretary of the Russian Security Council.
"To appoint Patrushev Nikolai Platonovich as Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation," the president’s decree said.
"The decree comes into effect from the day of its signing," the Kremlin press service reported.