Putin meets Pence and Bolton on the go
Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken briefly with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and White House National Security Adviser John Bolton before the beginning of the plenary session of the East Asia Summit in Singapore.
Before taking part in the joint photo op session, Putin talked to Pence, who leads the U.S. delegation, for a couple of minutes "on the go" in the presence of an interpreter. Bolton took part in the conversation as well, TASS reported.
Prior to that, Putin also spoke briefly with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting was attended by Russia’s top diplomat Sergey Lavrov.