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The G20 group of nations are meeting July 7-8 and major topics will include climate change and migration. (Photo by Felipe Trueba - Pool / Getty Images)HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: World leaders pose for a family photo during the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.Leaders of the G20 group of nations are meeting for the July 7-8 summit.Topics high on the agenda for the summit include climate policy and development programs for African economies.(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes part in a family photo along with French President Emmanuel Macron, U. President Donald Trump, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, South African President Jacob Zuma, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Brazilian President Michel Temer, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, U. Secretary-general Antonio Guterres, Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Senegal's President Macky Sall, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Saudi Arabia Minister of State Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Secretary Jose Angel Gurria, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director Roberto Azevedo, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, International Labour Organization (ILO) Director Guy Ryder, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Financial Stability Board (FSB) President Mark Carney and other leaders at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017.Depending how much it veered into military or espionage operations, it could have faced major legal hurdles. ambassador to Russia, also noted restrictions on sharing information with Russia that would clearly prohibit offering Moscow a sense of U. Language in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act prohibits the Pentagon, which includes the National Security Agency and the U. military's Cyber Command, from using any funds for bilateral military cooperation with Russia.
(Photo by BPA via Getty Images)HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office (BPA) Donald Trump, President of the USA (left), meets Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (right), at the opening of the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
Mnuchin said on Saturday that Trump and Putin had agreed to create "a cyber unit to make sure that there was absolutely no interference whatsoever, that they would work on cyber security together."But Trump returned to Twitter on Sunday to play down the idea, which arose at his talks with Putin at a summit of the Group of 20 nations in Hamburg, Germany."The fact that President Putin and I discussed a Cyber Security unit doesn't mean I think it can happen. He then noted that an agreement with Russia for a ceasefire in Syria "can & did" happen.
Republican Senator John Mc Cain of Arizona acknowledged Trump's desire to move forward with Russia, but added: "There has to be a price to pay.""There has been no penalty," Mc Cain, who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, told CBS' "Face the Nation" program according to a CBS transcript. got away with literally trying to change the outcome ...
Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN's "State of the Union" program that Russia could not be a credible partner in a cyber security unit."If that's our best election defense, we might as well just mail our ballot boxes to Moscow," Schiff added. He vehemently denied it."He added: "We negotiated a ceasefire in parts of Syria which will save lives.
Now it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia!