U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Osaka on Thursday for the G20 summit on June 28-29.
The American leader’s plane landed at Itami airport in the northern part of the city, which is usually used for domestic flights. All other heads of state have arrived or will arrive at Kansai International Airport, which is located on a bulk island in the Gulf of Osaka near the summit venue.
In Osaka, Trump will hold a number of bilateral meetings, including with Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the Russian leader’s assistant, Yuri Ushakov, the talks will take place on June 28 in the afternoon. The conversation may last about an hour.
The U.S. president is also scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The main focus of the meeting is expected to be on the current disagreement between China and the U.S. over trade and duties on goods. In addition, Trump will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzdo Abe in Osaka.
The G20 summit will be the fourteenth in history and the first to be organized in Japan. The forum itself will be held from 28 to 29 June in the international exhibition complex INTEX Osaka on the artificial island of Sakishima in the Gulf of Osaka.