Report: Here’s Who Likely Will Be In The Room During Trump-Putin Meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin,  center, chairs a meeting of the Commission for Military Technology Cooperation at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik,  Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, chairs a meeting of the Commission for Military Technology Cooperation at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 6, 2017. (Alexei Druzhinin/Pool Photo via AP)
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July 6, 2017 4:06 p.m.
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There will likely only be a half-dozen people in the room when President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin meet for the first time Friday, according to Axios and NBC News.

An official familiar with the meeting told Axios that Trump, Putin, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and translators will be the only people present.

The meeting will take place at 3:45 p.m. local time (9:45 a.m. EST), according to a schedule from the White House. The meeting comes as Trump faces mounting pressure to seek sanctions against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.

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