The U.S. leader hopes to meet with Putin and, among others, will discuss with him the situation in Ukraine.
The President of the United States Donald trump spoke about the main issues he intends to address during visits to Asian countries.
“We will be very focused on North Korea. But also very large, our attention will focus on the issues of fair trade. It is very important for me,” trump told reporters accompanying him on Board the plane on the way to Tokyo.
The US President said he expects to improve trade relations with China.
“I think we have a very strong and friendly relations. But we have to improve trade with China,” he said.
The American leader also pointed out that waiting for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which could take place during the APEC summit in Vietnam.
In an interview with Fox News channel, the US President stressed that he considers possible negotiations with the Russian leader is very important, as Moscow, he said, can help in resolving the situation with North Korea and Syria.
In addition, trump intends to discuss with Putin the peace settlement in Ukraine.
Earlier it was reported that trump went on a long tour of Asian countries.
Sunday, November 5, he will arrive in Japan on November 6-7 in South Korea, November 8 − in China, November 10, will go to Vietnam, where he will participate in the APEC forum. Completed a tour of trump’s visit to the Philippines on 12-14 November.
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