Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet face to face in Germany - See photos


United State president Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin have held their first face-to-face meeting at the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg.

The two leaders ran into each other earlier today before the summit started. "It's an honour to be with you," Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: "I'm delighted to meet you personally."And they hold a closed door bilateral meeting.

“President Putin and I have been discussing various things, and I think it's going very well,” Trump told the media during the photo session.

The US and Russian leaders were looking to repair ties damaged by crises including Russia's alleged meddling in the US election.