WATCH LIVE: Trump-Putin hold news conference following private meeting

WATCH LIVE: Trump-Putin hold news conference following private meeting
Putin struck a casual pose during Trump's remarks, slouching in his chair with his legs wide and eyes low.

HELSINKI, FINLAND (WVUE) - President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin opened their summit Monday with serious expression all around and the American president declaring that "the world wants to see us get along."

Trump laid out a list of topics for discussion that notably did not include Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The two world leaders are expected to hold a news conference at 7:45 a.m. You can watch that live here.

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