US President Donald Trump is practicing a “lousy high-school diplomacy” which will backfire and isolate the United States on the global stage, according to former Congressman and political analyst Ron Paul.
On Thursday, Trump abruptly canceled the much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing Russia’s maritime clash with Ukraine. Trump made the announcement about an hour after he told reporters the meeting would “probably” go ahead as planned.
At the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this weekend, Trump greeted Putin but did not shake hands with him, saying they will have a proper meeting “at the appropriate time.”
“That sounds like high school stuff. ‘I’m not going to talk to you anymore’,” Paul told Russian broadcaster RT in an interview.
“I think diplomacy is lousy … the way he talks and the aggressiveness, ‘I’ll…