The White House confirmed that the two leaders would huddle on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the northern German city.
The effort could provide another sticking point between Trump and Putin, who have spoken three times by phone but not yet held in-person talks.
When asked whether the president would bring up Russia's interference in the election with Putin at their meeting, McMaster said there is "no specific agenda" yet, and that Trump will address what he chooses.
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Some of Trump's advisers had encouraged him to stage formal bilateral talks with the Russian leader in a sign that he's serious about warming the relationship between Washington and Moscow.
Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Putin would be among the world leaders meeting the U.S. president during the summit, taking place on July 7 and 8.
Trump has frequently called for better ties with Russian Federation but lawmakers in his own Republican Party are urging him to be wary of Moscow.
Russian Federation and the United States are also at odds over Ukraine, NATO expansion and the civil war in Syria where Moscow supports President Bashar al-Assad.
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In the last days of his presidency, Obama ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian suspected spies and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies over their involvement in hacking us political groups in the 2016 election.
"We repeat that President Putin and President Trump will be participating in G20 summit". "It won't be right, I guess, if they aren't able to talk there and to discuss a lot of issues".
Some advisers recommended that the president instead do either a quick, informal "pull-aside" on the sidelines of the summit, or that the USA and Russian delegations hold "strategic stability talks", which typically don't involve the presidents.
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