Remember When Obama Cancelled A Putin One On One Summit?

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Due to increased tensions and Russia granting asylum to Edward Snowdon?

Of only we had a President with balls today. He would demand the Russian military spies be turned over for extradition and trial.

https://www.cnn.com/2013/08/07/politics/obama-putin/index.html

Following a careful review begun in July, we have reached the conclusion that there is not enough recent progress in our bilateral agenda with Russia to hold a U.S.-Russia Summit in early September," a White House statement said.
In addition, no one-on-one meeting between Obama and Putin is scheduled for the G-20 summit, a senior administration official told CNN on the condition of not being identified. However, the two leaders would see each other at group meetings in St. Petersburg.
The White House statement noted progress in relations with Russia during Obama's first term, much of it when Dmitry Medvedev was president and Putin was prime minister. Putin regained the presidency in May 2012.
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"Given our lack of progress on issues such as missile defense and arms control, trade and commercial relations, global security issues, and human rights and civil society in the last 12 months, we have informed the Russian government that we believe it would be more constructive to postpone the summit until we have more results from our shared agenda," the White House said.





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The statement also cited Russia's recent decision to grant asylum to classified leaker Edward Snowden as a factor in the decision, but a senior administration official told CNN that the talks with Putin were likely to have been can
 
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Yes... we remember.

[video=youtube;MNxEDomUlXw]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNxEDomUlXw[/video]
 
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