Vietnam: Putin ready to meet with Trump in Da Nang, Lavrov confirms

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that President Vladimir Putin was ready to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Da Nang.

Speaking during a foreign and trade ministers meeting in the coastal city on Wednesday, Lavrov said, "we hear Donald Trump's statements that he plans to hold such a meeting with President Putin."

"President Putin is ready for this, the Americans are aware of this," he stated.

The diplomat continued, "the protocol services are in contact, and when the leaders' schedules finally become clear, you will be notified of this."

The Asia-Pacific Leaders' Summit is due to begin on Thursday.
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