16 Nov 2006

Bush meets Putin

"MOSCOW - President Bush, eager for Russian help in ongoing nuclear disputes with North Korea and Iran, tended to the sometimes frosty Washington-Moscow relationship Wednesday by paying a quick call on Russian President Vladimir Putin." Bush, Putin lunch at Moscow airport - Europe - MSNBC.com

In fact they were there for this: "U.S. President George W. Bush and Russia's Vladimir Putin confirmed at an airport meeting on Wednesday they plan to sign a bilateral deal next week for Russia's accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)."  Reuters