Obama-Putin will have chance to talk on 'margins' of G-20 summit
September 4th, 2013
07:32 AM ET
12 months ago

Obama-Putin will have chance to talk on 'margins' of G-20 summit

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will have an opportunity to speak "on the margins" of the G-20 summit in Russia, a White House official said.

The development is a significant departure from what senior administration officials had said previously about Obama's trip to the international forum in St. Petersburg, noting that there would not be an information meeting.

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  1. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    I believe there was a cnn story stating that Russia seeked to meet with President Obama.
    The President has graciously decided to accommodate their request.
    In light of the situation in Syria I believe that was a wise move on the President's part.

    September 4, 2013 08:45 am at 8:45 am |
  2. Rudy NYC

    It's time to be firm with Putin and challenge him to test American resolve. I'd warn him to "make no mistakes."

    September 4, 2013 09:02 am at 9:02 am |