Trump "would love to" accept Putin's invitation to military parade

Clay Curtis
November 10, 2019

Russian Federation holds a military parade in Moscow's Red Square every year on 9 May to celebrate the defeat of Nazi Germany.

"It is in the middle of our campaign season, but I will certainly think about it", Trump told reporters when he was asked if he would attend the event.

Putin signed a law last month allowing the authorities to designate foreign media outlets as "foreign agents" in response to what Moscow said was unacceptable USA pressure on Russian media.

Russia's annual Victory Day parade commemorates the May 1945 allied victory over Nazi Germany.

Trump says the event, which next year marks the 75th anniversary of the allied victory, is "a very big deal".

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Several Western leaders, including president Barack Obama, declined to attend the 70th anniversary in 2015 because of Russia's annexation of Crimea the year before.

"President Putin invited me". She trolled Trump for backing up his allies in the Kremlin.

USA relations with Russian Federation are at a low after the US intelligence community accused Moscow of the election interference and raised alarms it could happen again in the 2020 presidential race.

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his American counterpart to the Victory Day gathering during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka. Vice President Pence represented the White House.

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