Obama, Putin held talks on sidelines of D-Day event: officials

Fri Jun 6, 2014 9:21am EDT
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BENOUVILLE France (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held brief talks on the sidelines of D-Day anniversary celebrations in Normandy, Hollande's office said on Friday.

A White House official confirmed that an "informal" meeting had taken place, saying it had lasted 10-15 minutes.

(Reporting By Elizabeth Pineau, Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason; Writing by Nick Vinocur; editing by Mark John)