WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s weighing an invite from Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO’-tihn) to attend the May 9 Victory Day parade in Moscow.
Trump tells reporters he appreciates the invitation from Putin, however the parade falls “right in the middle of political season,” so he’s undecided he could make it.
He provides: “I would love to go if I could.”
The occasion commemorates the May 1945 allied victory over Nazi Germany. Russia makes use of the annual parade to indicate off its navy would possibly.
Trump says the occasion, which subsequent 12 months marks the 75th anniversary of the allied victory, is “a very big deal.”