Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, May 14

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the summit of the Group of 20 (G20) in June.

"I will be meeting with President Putin," Trump told reporters at the White House during his meeting with visiting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. (US-Trump-Putin)

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BRUSSELS -- The Europeans Union (EU) and member states' foreign ministers told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to exercise maximum restraint and avoid any escalation on the military side with Iran, the EU's top diplomat Federica Mogherini said.

"Mike Pompeo heard that very clearly from us, not only from myself, but also from the other ministers of EU member states, that we are living in crucial, delicate moments, where the most responsible attitude to take is -- and we believe should be -- maximum restraint, and avoiding any escalation on the military side," she told an evening press briefing. (EU-Iran-US)

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JAKARTA -- At least five miners were killed and over a dozen others were buried after a traditional gold mine collapsed in Indonesia's western West Java province, a disaster agency official said here on Monday.

Rescuers have pulled out five bodies from the mine and are trying to retrieve others who are believed to be buried in the mine in Mt. Pongkor at Bantar village of Bogor district, said spokesman of national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. (Indonesia-Mine Accident)

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SOCHI, Russia -- China, Russia and the United States should keep expanding cooperation and jointly contribute to the world stability and global development, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday.

Facing ever-increasing global challenges, China, Russia and the United States, which are all permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and among the most influential countries, should engage in positive interaction with an inclusive mindset, Wang told journalists after meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. (China-Russia-US) Enditem

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