Update 4pm: US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are holding a joint news conference following their two-hour one-on-one meeting earlier today.Moments before the two leaders took to the stage, a man holding a sign was removed by security.Mr Trump said a high stakes summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki has enjoyed a “good start”.Mr Trump called his meeting with Mr Putin “a good start, a very good start for everybody” as the two leaders and their top advisers sat across the table from one another during a lunch.This follows more than two hours of one-to-one discussions involving just the US and Russian leaders, with only translators present.The White House had scheduled 90 minutes for that meeting.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.Earlier: Trump declares one-on-one meeting ‘a good start’US president Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin have emerged from their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki.The two leaders met with only their translators present for over two hours and are now in a working lunch with officials.Mr Trump has said that the meeting was “a good start”.Earlier: Trump… Read full this story
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