Commenting on the G-7's statement, Putin said: "It's time to stop that chatter and deal with real issues". It also said the countries shared and agreed with Britain's assessment that it is "highly likely" that Russia was responsible for the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain.
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Moscow remains committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, addressing an extended session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in China's Qingdao, TASS reports.
Putin said on Sunday he thought it was important that the two men meet and said he shared Trump's concerns about the risks of an arms race developing between Russian Federation and the United States, something he said officials from the two countries needed to discuss.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during a visit to Austria this week the possibility of Vienna playing host to a summit with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday.
The coincidence of the Russian National Day falling on the same date as the summit also helped Kim's diplomacy.
"Our countries are definitely concerned about the current situation regarding the Iranian nuclear program", the Russian leader pointed out, adding that "the United States withdrawal from the JCPOA may destabilize the situation". "Please, we will be glad to see everyone here in Moscow", Putin told reporters at a briefing in China's city of Qingdao.
Earlier Sunday, Putin criticized the USA withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal in a speech at the summit.
Putin says Washington's decision to exit the agreement could "destabilize the situation" in the region.
The current President of the United States Donald trump has accused former us President Barack Obama that he allowed Russian Federation to Annex the Crimean Peninsula.