WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin — their first call since Trump’s inauguration on January 20.
The planned call on Saturday came amid reports in Washington that Trump was considering the lifting of sanctions imposed on Russia by his predecessor, Barack Obama, over its interference in Ukraine and alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
But there was no immediate word from the White House or the Kremlin about the topics that were discussed by Trump and Putin.
Initial reports suggest their phone call lasted about 30 minutes.
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Source: Saudi Gazette