Trump Announced in Helsinki He Could Save Hundreds of Lives in Syria, and Others Statements
HELSINKI, FINLAND — July 16, 2018
Trump says the US and Russia “could save hundreds of thousands of lives” in Syria.
“This was a very constructive day, a very constructive few hours we spent together.”
“I’m sure we’ll be meeting again in the future, often.”
The two presidents have concluded their remarks and now for questions from the press.
As for German’s plan to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which a Russian reporter asked, Trump, said Putin is a “good competitor.”
“We will be competing when you talk about the pipeline,” says Trump. "A good competitor he is - the word competitor is a compliment."
Donald Trump said one more the talks went "very well" and defended the decision to hold the meeting: "I would rather take a political risk in pursuit of peace than risk peace in pursuit of politics."