Trump discusses North Korea situation with Putin -White House

15 December 2017 - 08:56 By Reuters
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
Image: REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

US President Trump spoke by phone on Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the two leaders "discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea," the White House said in a statement.

Trump also thanked Putin "for acknowledging America’s strong economic performance in his annual press conference," the statement said.

The Kremlin said in a statement that Trump and Putin discussed bilateral relations and the situation in the Korean Peninsula.  

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