Trump hails summit with Putin "a very good start"

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"I did it. You got me, '" said Trump, invoking a television detective.

Trump's comments, at a joint news conference Monday after summit talks with Putin, drew heavy criticism back in the USA, including from prominent Republicans. Sen.

"[The] posture of President Trump on Crimea is well known, and he stands firmly by it".

Trump also declined to challenge Putin's insistence that his country did not meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election, even though US intelligence agencies under two administrations and the Republican-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee concluded that Moscow sought to skew the election toward Trump.

US President Donald Trump said after meeting Vladimir Putin on Monday he saw no reason to believe his own intelligence agencies rather than trust the Kremlin leader on the question of whether Russsia interfered to help him win the 2016 election.

Trump's comments, as well what many deemed to be an overall timid performance next to the Russian strongman, stunned former us officials, analysts and others.

Putin said Trump had spent a lot of time talking about Israel during their talks.

"'It is in the interest of both of our countries to continue our conversation and we have agreed to do so", Trump said.

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The first summit was held in 1975 between then U.S. president Gerald Ford and Soviet Union leader Leonid Brezhnev in the Finnish capital, amid the heightening tensions between the two superpowers during the Cold War period, according to The Washington Post.

It was an extraordinary press conference closing out the Trump-Putin summit, in which the American president delivered what amounted to a warm embrace to the man who for years has been isolated by the US and Western allies for Russia's activities in Ukraine, Syria and beyond. "We ran a brilliant campaign and that's why I'm president", he said.

For his part, Trump reiterated his congratulations to Putin for holding a magnificent World Cup, one of the best in history, as they say, said the White House head. Last week, the Senate voted on a nonbinding resolution reaffirming support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, just as Trump levied fierce attacks against the alliance.

The US president was joined at the lunch by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, US ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman and other top aides.

Lindsey Graham of SC called the summit a "missed opportunity by President Trump to firmly hold Russian Federation accountable for 2016 meddling and deliver a strong warning regarding future elections".

Putin said, through an interpreter, that the US and Russian Federation face different challenges than during the Cold War, which is over.

'I'm sure we will be meeting again in the future often.

"I would rather take a political risk in pursuit of peace than to risk peace in pursuit of politics", he said.

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