Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone conversation discussed with the President of the United States Donald trump a number of topical issues of bilateral cooperation in the international arena. This was reported on the Kremlin website.
As noted, the emphasis is placed on the prospect coordination of Russia and the USA in combating international terrorism in the context of the Syrian crisis. In particular, the two sides agreed to intensify the dialogue between the foreign Ministers of the two countries to search options, designed to consolidate the cessation of hostilities, to give it stability and controllability.
The purpose of these activities is to create prerequisites to start the real settlement process in Syria. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson will promptly inform the leaders about the progress made in this area progress.
The presidents also discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula. Putin called for restraint and reducing tension. The parties agreed to work together, focused on a diplomatic solution to the comprehensive settlement of the problem.
Putin and trump has supported the continuation of contacts on the phone, and in favor of the organization of personal meetings in relation to the meeting of the summit “group of twenty” on 7-8 July in Hamburg.
“The discussion was businesslike and constructive”, — stated in the message of the Kremlin. In turn, the White house statement referenced by Reuters, States that “the conversation was very good and contained a discussion of the safe, or deescalation, areas for achieving lasting peace”.