The presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama hold on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 1st for the last 2 years bilateral meeting.
The meeting of the leaders of 2 of the world powers is taking place behind closed doors.
Opening the meeting, the Presidents of Russia and USA in the presence of correspondents didn't say a word. Together they went out into the hall, where they waited for the Authorised press, shook hands and went into the room where the conversation began. Reporters tried to shout questions, but the leaders of the country pairs have left them without a reaction.
first, the Kremlin and the White house said that in Addition to the development of bilateral relations, the Presidents will discuss the Syrian topic and other international issues, as well as among them the situation in Ukraine.
Speaking at the site of the UNGA, Putin attention was paid to the battle against crime. He expressed hope that the consensus on the battle with crime with partners, among them the United States. On the first day of the week UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon in the beginning of the meeting the 2 leaders expressed hope for a positive outcome of the meeting between Putin and Obama. He hoped that the parties will show the same resilience and solidarity, as at the conclusion of the Iranian nuclear agreement.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the US from point penalties against certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment.
in addition, in early fall of 2015, the U.S. government stated that introduced punishment against a number of organizations in connection with violations of the law on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons with Iran, North Korea and Syria. The black list included the Tula instrument design Bureau, the Company " Katod ", NPO Mashinostroyenia, MiG, Rosoboronexport.