The white house formally invited Putin to Washington

Russian President Vladimir Putin received an official invitation to Washington. On this day, 26 October, stated the Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton.

Recall that during the summit, Putin and trump in Helsinki this year, Donald trump has invited the Russian colleague to visit the capital of the United States in the fall. However, the visit was postponed due to deteriorating relations between the two countries.

On the invitation of Putin, Bolton said during his visit to Georgia and a few days after visiting Moscow.

«We have invited President Putin to Washington next year,» said Bolton.

It is not known if the President of the Russian Federation the invitation. The last time U.S. and Russian leaders — Putin and Obama met in the U.S. in 2015, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Previous invitation, announced by trump, has caused an outcry both Democrats and Republicans, who claimed that Putin is «the enemy is not worthy of a visit to the White house.»

It is also planned meeting of the presidents of the USA and Russia in Paris on 11 November, during the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First world war. The meeting in Paris will be «short,» noted Bolton.