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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Finland

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting on Monday in Helsinki.

The British public broadcaster BBC reports on Monday, July 16, that the summit comes after 12 Russians were charged on Friday, July 13, with hacking the computer systems of American officials in the 2016 U.S. elections.

The U.S. President explained he had «low expectations» ahead of the talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, but added that «maybe some good» would come of them.

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has unveiled both sides have agreed the meeting will have no set agenda; however, he said he found it «hard to believe» the Russian President did not know about the alleged election hacking and the subject would be mentioned.


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