G20 summit 2019: Trump meets leaders in Osaka

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7:57 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Trump arrives at the Blue House

US President Donald Trump has arrived at the presidential Blue House to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in where a garden cocktail reception is currently taking place.

Trump arrives for a working dinner with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House in Seoul.
Trump arrives for a working dinner with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House in Seoul.  BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

7:10 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Details surrounding Khashoggi's death must be shared by Saudi Arabia, Erdogan says

All the facts and details surrounding the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and those who killed him must be brought to light, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.

Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul in October 2018.
Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul in October 2018. MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images

Erdogan said he had not met Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the G20 summit, but insisted that he needed to shed light on the perpetrators of Khashoggi's killing.

The Turkish President has repeatedly criticized Saudi Arabia and singled out the crown prince after the 59-year-old journalist was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018.

"It is first of all MBS who needs to shed light on this because he promised me during our phone call, but until now nothing had been done," Erdogan said. 

He reiterated that the suspects must also be tried in Istanbul because "the incident took place in our country."

"There are certain suspects that we know of and they need to be tried in Istanbul because that's where the crime was committed.”

While Saudi Arabia initially denied any knowledge of Khashoggi's death, officials later said a group of rogue operators were responsible -- many of whom belong to the Saudi crown prince's inner circle.

6:42 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Trump arrives in South Korea

US President Donald Trump has arrived in South Korea after landing at Osan Air Force Base, just south of Seoul.

The President walked down the stairs of Air Force One slowly, before being greeted by a small cadre of officials, including US Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris.

US President Donald Trump alights from Air Force One after arriving in South Korea at Osan Air Force Base, south of Seoul.
US President Donald Trump alights from Air Force One after arriving in South Korea at Osan Air Force Base, south of Seoul. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Trump is now expected to be flown by helicopter to US Army Garrison Yongsan Landing Zone and then head to the Blue House, where he will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for dinner.

6:12 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Russia's S-400 missile defense system will be delivered to Turkey in July, Erdogan says

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he expected a Russian-made S-400 missile defense system to be delivered on time.

“Delivery of the system to Turkey is proceeding as planned, and there has been no setback in the deal with Moscow,” Erdogan told reporters at the G20 summit.

He added that he was expecting it to be delivered during the first half of July.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking at a news conference following the G20.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking at a news conference following the G20. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images

Erdogan explained that Ankara had decided to purchase the Russian S-400s in 2017 after efforts to purchase an air defense system from the US failed. Joint production of the missiles and its technology transfer are a priority for Turkey, he added.

As for possible sanctions from the US, Erdogan said President Trump had pledged "no such thing will happen."

When asked if Trump had given him 100% assurance that sanctions will not happen, Erdogan said: "For now it does not look like that. It is out of question between two strategic partners. I think it should not happen."

American officials had urged Turkey to buy US Patriot missiles, arguing the Russian system would be incompatible with NATO systems and expose U.S. F-35 fighter jets to possible Russian subterfuge. 

Turkey, however, emphasized that the S-400 would not be integrated into NATO systems and would not pose a threat to the alliance.

5:07 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Trump heads to Seoul after G20 summit

US President Donald Trump has left Japan following the conclusion of the G20 summit. 

Air Force One is making the 90-minute flight to the Osan Air Base, just south of Seoul in South Korea. There Trump will meet the nation's president Moon Jae-in, and potentially see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ).

4:44 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Russia is interested in improving relations with the US, Putin says

It’s up to Washington to decide how to build its relations with Russia, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday in response to a question over whether he is expecting more sanctions.

“We will do whatever is possible to change the situation to the better,” Putin said during a news conference in Osaka.

“I think we have mutual understanding that we have to get out of the situation that was created until today as well as with our partners from the United Kingdom.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his news conference on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka.
Russian President Vladimir Putin during his news conference on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka. YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images

The Russian President added that he was also interested in developing more business initiatives between the countries.

4:22 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Trump has wrapped up the press conference

US President Donald Trump has just finished the press conference and left the stage.

During the press conference, Trump fielded questions about China trade, Huawei, climate change, Saudi Arabia, domestic US politics, and more.

This is his last scheduled event in Osaka, Japan, following the end of the G20 summit earlier this afternoon.

Next, he's headed to Seoul, where he is set to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and potentially see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ).

4:27 a.m. ET, June 29, 2019

Trump: US and China "can help each other"

US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

When asked about what type of relationship the US and China should have, during a press conference in Osaka, US President Donald Trump said that they could be "strategic partners."

Relations between the US and China have become increasingly tense since Trump entered the White House in 2017, with Beijing facing economic and diplomatic pushback.

But Trump has regularly praised Chinese leader Xi Jinping and said that the two countries can work together.

"I think we can help each other, if China would open up, you’re opening up the largest market in the world," he said.

"And right now China isn’t open to the US ... That shouldn’t have been allowed to happen," he said.