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Protester removed ahead of US-Russian summit press conference

The man was escorted out of the room before Donald Trump and Vladimir Puin arrived to take questions.

An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between US president Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

The man, who was seated with the American press corps in Helsinki, was holding a sign about nuclear weapons.

The man is removed from the press conference (AP)

He identified himself as a reporter from the liberal magazine The Nation.

A US secret service agent spoke with the unidentified man, before Finnish security physically escorted him from the room minutes before the two presidents entered to begin their press conference.


From Belfast Telegraph