Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart Donald Trump discussed on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan, the situation in Syria and Ukraine and a number of issues in the area of strategic stability, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. This was reported by the Russian news agency “Sputnik”.
According to Lavrov, the parties expressed a desire to discuss a wide range of problems – from the economy to strategic stability.
Earlier today, the White House announced that Putin and Trump had discussed the situation in Syria, Iran, Venezuela and Ukraine at the meeting.
The White House statement said that Putin and Trump “agreed that improving relations is in the interests of both countries and the whole world.”