Putin, Trump have secret meeting after G20 summit

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Fresh details of a secret meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a second meeting after the G20 summit have emerged. 

Officials describe the interaction as a brief conversation but with no other US aides present at the conversation the only version of what was discussed was provided to White House officials by Trump himself.

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White House has not yet revealed details of what they discussed though president Trump dismisses claims of a secret dinner terming it as fake news .

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This comes at a time when the relationship of the two leaders is under intense scrutiny amid allegations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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The second meeting happened during a private meal of heads of state at the G20 summit in Hamburg earlier in the month.

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The US president was alone, and Putin was attended only by his official interpreter, with US media saying it lasted for an hour.


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