Putin To Meet Obama, Merkel At WWII Normandy Landing Anniversary In France – 8 May 2014

RT logoRussian President Vladimir Putin will meet Barack Obama and other Western leaders for the first time since the outbreak of the Ukrainian crisis when he attends a World War II anniversary in Normandy, France.

Russia’s ambassador to France, Aleksandr Orlov, was first to speak about Putin’s arrival at the ceremony, with his words later confirmed by presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov.

Obama and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, as well as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, are among those who will participate in the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings on June 6.

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