President Donald Trump on Friday signaled he’s considering attending Russia’s Victory Day parade, an annual military parade and celebration of the defeat of Nazi Germany.
“It’s a very big deal, celebrating the end of the war,” Trump said to reporters.
Attending the parade would be highly controversial given the historic level of animosity between Moscow and Washington.
If Trump accepts Putin’s invitation, it would be a massive public relations victory for the Russian leader.
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President Donald Trump on Friday he’s “certainly” considering accepting Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invitation to attend Russia’s Victory Day parade in 2020. Doing so would offer a major public relations victory to Putin at a time of historic animosity between Moscow and Washington.
“It’s a very big deal, celebrating the end of the war,” Trump said to reporters on the annual military parade in Moscow, which commemorates the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. The parade takes place in Moscow’s Red Square on May 9 each year.
The president said he’s “thinking about” joining for the parade, but signaled it could be difficult because it occurs in the midst of the 2020 presidential campaign season.
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