Austria gearing up for Putin-Trump meeting in Vienna on July 15
Austria’s authorities are preparing to host a meeting between Russian and US Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, in Vienna on July 15, TASS reported citing Austria’s Kronen Zeitung.
According to the newspaper’s sources, several days ago diplomatic representatives of Washington and Moscow arrived in the Austrian capital to discuss in detail holding the first bilateral summit between Russia and the US, expected to be held in Vienna on July 15. Senior security officials from both countries have arrived in Austria to prepare for the meeting and have started monitoring the situation to organize the talks. The final decision on the summit’s date may be made in the middle of the next week, the report said.
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday he was not ready to inform media about the venue and date for holding a possible Putin-Trump meeting. "We are not ready to provide this information," Peskov said when asked to comment on the Austrian newspaper’s report. "We will inform you as soon as we are ready."