Mr Putin and Mr Bush discussed some of the issues on the bilateral agenda, including the situation with negotiations on Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organisation.
The two leaders also exchanged views on current international issues. In particular, regarding the situation in Iran, the emphasis was on the need to continue consultations focused on resolving the non-proliferation issue.
Regarding the situation in Georgia, Mr Putin stressed that any action by third countries that the Georgian leadership could interpret as support for its destructive policy is unacceptable and constitutes a danger for peace and stability in the region.
The two Presidents discussed their timetable of upcoming contacts and noted the importance of their planned meeting at the APEC summit in Hanoi in November 2006.