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  President Trump Russian President Putin Bilateral Meeting  CSPAN  July 16, 2018 12:22pm-12:29pm EDT

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[inaudible] speaking foreign language]
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prime minister putin: [speaking foreign language] terpreter: [inaudible] president trump: thank you very much. first of all, mr. president, i'd like to congratulate you on a really great world cup. wonderful, best ever. from what everybody tells me. one of the best ever. and also -- [inaudible] -- so ell.
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i watched quite a bit. in the united states we call it soccer. i watched quite a bit of it and i watched the entire final, the semifinal, and they were really spectacular games. but it was beautifully done. o congratulations on that. most importantly, we have a lot of good things to talk about. things to talk about. we have discussions on everything from trade to military to missiles to nuclear to china. we'll be talking a little bit about china. our mutual friend, president i.
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i think we have great opportunities together, as two countries that frankly, we have not been getting along very well for the last number of years. i've been here not too long. but it's gets colleague to two years. but i think -- getting close to two years. but i think we'll end up having an extraordinary relationship. i've been saying it, i'm sure you heard over the years, and i campaigned, getting along with russia is a good thing, not a bad thing. i think the world wants to see us get along.
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we are the two great nuclear powers. we have 90% of the nuclear. that's not a good thing. it's a bad thing. i think we hopefully can do something about that. because it's not a positive force, it's a negative force. so we'll be talking about that mong other things. and with that, the world awaits. and i look forward to a personal discussion which i think begins now. then we're going to meet our whole team. you have quite a few representatives. we all have a lot of questions and hopefully we'll come up with answers, most importantly. reat to be with you.
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thank you very much. thank you, everybody. thank you. thank you, everybody. thank you very much. prime minister putin: thank you so much. o we start working, i guess. distinguished mr.