Trump to have trilateral meeting with Modi and Abe in Argentina

Mr. Trump will meet leaders of Argentina, China, Germany, Japan, Russia at G20
U.S. President Donald Trump can have a trilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on November 30 and December 1, the White House stated on Tuesday.

The trilateral, which could be a selection of the bilateral among Mr. Trump and Mr. Abe, is a part of the collection of conferences Mr. Trump might have later this week at the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Argentina. The annual assembly is being attended through leaders of the top 20 economies of the world.

Briefing newshounds in advance of the G20 Summit, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said that Mr. Trump will also have conferences with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.

Mr. Bolton stated the Trump-Abe bilateral meeting would make bigger into a trilateral meeting with Prime Minister Modi. No other information had been right away to be had.

However, all eyes are expected to be on two conferences that Mr. Trump could have with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Mr. Trump can be preserving over half of a dozen bilateral meetings on the sidelines of this week’s Group of 20 summit in Argentina, the White House stated.

“While at the G20 the President and delegation will interact with many leaders, along with bilateral conferences with the President of Argentina, the President of Russia, Prime Minister of Japan and the Chancellor of Germany, and a running dinner with the President of China,” Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told a White House briefing.

Asked whether Mr. Trump deliberate to fulfill Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — who the CIA reportedly believes authorized the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi — Ms. Sanders stated an casual assembly remained a opportunity.

“I wouldn’t say we’ve ruled out any interplay,” she stated, even though she pressured that “the President’s schedule is quite packed” and that no formal bilateral turned into planned.

Mr. Trump has doubled down on his partnership with Saudi Arabia, calling it an crucial ally, no matter the Central Intelligence Agency’s pronounced end that Prince Mohammed accepted the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.