Putin Considers How To Serenade Trump At First Meeting [VIDEO]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin still hasn’t decided what song to play for President Donald Trump when they meet for the first official visit in July.

“I don’t know, I think we’d need to meet him, have a discussion, and depending on the result choose a melody,” Putin told reporters Monday.

Putin was filmed noodling on a piano in the Chinese state residence in Beijing, China, Sunday as he waited to meet with President Xi Jinping.

Russian news agency Sputnik said Putin played two songs, “Moscow Windows,” an unofficial Moscow anthem, and “The City on the Free Neva River,” a song about St. Petersburg.


Putin was disappointed with the sorry state of the piano in the Chinese residence. “It’s a pity that the piano was out of tune,” Putin said. “It was quite hard to play, even for me, someone who plays with two fingers. I cannot say I played, I was just pressing the keys with two or three fingers.”

Trump and Putin are scheduled to meet during the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, in July, according to Russian media, but the White House has not confirmed the meeting.

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