Ah, yes. That would be the breaking news that Trump's former personal attorney and "fixer" Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in a Manhattan federal court to making false statements to Congress in regards to his Russian contacts during the presidential campaign.
U.S. President Donald Trump flew to Argentina on Thursday to attend the G-20 summit-a forum born of American weakness-at what is perhaps the weakest moment of his presidency.
Russian Federation seized the Ukrainian ships and crew in the Kerch Strait on Sunday. Roughly an hour earlier, he had told reporters he would probably meet with Mr Putin at the summit and said it was "a very good time to have the meeting".
Ukraine is not a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, but on Tuesday the alliance condemned Russia's use of force and said it "stands with Ukraine".
The naval clash in question unfolded last Sunday, when Russian border guards rammed into and opened fire on three Ukrainian Navy vessels traveling from the Black Sea toward a Ukrainian port.
Xi said on Wednesday the worldwide community needs to build consensus to solve the conflict between free trade and protectionism.
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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Thursday that the two leaders will start with one-on-one talks and then continue broader negotiations involving officials from both sides.
Sunday's incident was the first direct confrontation between Ukraine and Russia in the long-running conflict pitting Kiev against Moscow and Russian-backed separatists in the country's east.
Jatras said the G20 talks would likely prove futile anyway given that Trump has less freedom than ever to negotiate with Putin despite the fact they could have made progress on a range of issues such as the Intermediate Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty, Syria, and North Korea, among others.
The Kremlin said Trump's tweet was how it learned about the abrupt cancellation.
The crisis between Russian Federation and Ukraine has continued to deepen.
However, former United States diplomat and foreign policy adviser to Senate Republican leaders, Jim Jatras, said that Kerch strait was simply the pretext for Trump's decision.
Spotted leaving with the first couple were Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump along with the president's outgoing personal aide Jordan Karen.
The United States and the European Union have both imposed sanctions on Russia over its conduct towards Ukraine since 2014, when Moscow seized and annexed Crimea after a pro-Russian leader was toppled in Kiev. If Trump had gone ahead with the meeting, he would've been accused of "appeasing Russian aggression" just like after Helsinki, Clark said.