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World Kremlin says disclosure of Trump-Putin phone calls would need Russian consent

17:05  30 september  2019
17:05  30 september  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Kremlin says it hopes U.S. won't release details of Putin-Trump calls

  Kremlin says it hopes U.S. won't release details of Putin-Trump calls Kremlin says it hopes U.S. won't release details of Putin-Trump callsKremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov made the comment when asked about the White House's release of a reconstruction of Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that has set off a U.S. domestic political storm.

The Kremlin said on Monday that Washington would need Russian consent to publish transcripts of phone calls between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian Asked about those comments, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Russia would be prepared to discuss the issue with

WASHINGTON — President Trump telephoned President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Friday for what both men described as a lengthy, positive conversation, in which But to judge by both what Mr. Trump said about the call and a statement issued by the Kremlin , he and Mr. Putin disagreed on little.

MOSCOW, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that Washington would need Russian consent to publish transcripts of phone calls between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

2017 AP YEAR END PHOTOS - U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. Trump and Putin met for more than two hours. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)© Evan Vucci/AP Photo 2017 AP YEAR END PHOTOS - U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. Trump and Putin met for more than two hours. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Congress is determined to get access to Trump's calls with Putin and other world leaders, the U.S. House Intelligence Committee's chairman said on Sunday, citing concerns that the Republican president may have jeopardised national security.

Schiff: Democrats eyeing Trump-Putin calls

  Schiff: Democrats eyeing Trump-Putin calls House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that Congress is looking to obtain President Trump's calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid allegations that the White House is attempting to hide calls with foreign leaders. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that Congress is looking to obtain President Trump's calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid allegations that the White House is attempting to hide calls with foreign leaders.

The Kremlin said on Monday that Washington would need Russian consent to publish transcripts of phone calls between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin . Congress is determined to get access to Trump 's calls with Putin and other world leaders, the U.S

MOSCOW — Amid the uproar over President Trump ’s call to the leader of Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Friday that it hoped the contents of Mr. Trump ’s phone conversations with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia would not be made public — a disclosure that would likely generate far more

Asked about those comments, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Russia would be prepared to discuss the issue with Washington if it sent Moscow a signal, but that such disclosures were not normal diplomatic practice.

"Of course their publication is to some extent only possible by mutual agreement of the parties. This is a certain diplomatic practice," Peskov said.

"To be more specific, perhaps, diplomatic practice in general does not envisage their publication. If there are some signals from the Americans, then we will discuss (them)."

The Democratic-led House last week launched an impeachment inquiry into Trump in the aftermath of a whistleblower complaint alleging that Trump had solicited interference by Ukraine in the 2020 U.S. election for his own political benefit.

The White House released a memo summarising Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy after the allegations set off a U.S. domestic political storm. (Reporting by Tom Balmforth, Katya Golubkova and Polina Devitt; editing by Andrew Osborn)

Putin did not receive birthday message from Trump, Kremlin says .
The Russian leader turned 67 years old on Monday. The Kremlin said that a range of foreign leaders had reached out to offer their best wishes, including former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan, who called from jail where he was being held on charges of overthrowing the constitutional system. Trump has spoken to Putin at least 16 times since he entered office in 2017, with their most recent known conversation in July. The Russian president wished Trump a happy birthday in a telegram last year, but there are no public records of the U.S. president wishing Putin the same. The U.S.

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