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World Kremlin: no official reply to invitation for Trump to visit Moscow

20:50  08 november  2019
20:50  08 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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MOSCOW , Nov 8 (Reuters) - Moscow has not received an official response from Washington to its invitation for U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Russia for a military parade event next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, the RIA news agency reported.

MOSCOW , Nov 8 (Reuters) - Moscow has not received an official response from Washington to its invitation for U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Russia for a military parade event next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, the RIA news agency reported.

MOSCOW, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Moscow has not received an official response from Washington to its invitation for U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Russia for a military parade event next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, the RIA news agency reported.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin greets participants after the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia May 9, 2019. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. © Thomson Reuters Russia's President Vladimir Putin greets participants after the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia May 9, 2019. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

Trump on Friday said he was considering attending Russia's May 9 Victory Day commemorative events after President Vladimir Putin extended an invitation.

(Writing by Polina Ivanova; editing by Jason Neely)

New testimony ties Trump more directly to Ukraine pressure campaign .
The acting ambassador to Ukraine described a phone call in which the president checked on the status of “the investigations.”William B. Taylor Jr., the acting ambassador to Ukraine, told lawmakers that the phone conversation between the president and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland in Kyiv was overheard by one of his aides. Afterward, Sondland told the aide that Trump cared more about investigations of former vice president Joe Biden than other issues in Ukraine, Taylor said.

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