The Paris terror attacks have overshadowed the gathering of G20 leaders in Antalya, Turkey. On the sidelines of the meeting, the presidents of Russia and the US held face-to-face talks. DW's Christian Trippe was asked whether any details emerged.
The Russian president has praised his US counterpart's communication skills and willingness to compromise. He then joked about trying to recruit Melania Trump as a Russian spy.
The first meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg is likely to be short. But that isn't stopping Moscow from hoping for a new era in relations with Washington.
G20 leaders will meet in Hamburg on July 7. There has never been a time when there was more dissent within the group. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, this year's hostess, will have a lot on her plate.
US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held a second meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg in early July, according to reports. The White House has since confirmed the meeting.
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