Kremlin elaborates on Putin-Trump conversation
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump in their telephone call yesterday spoke out in favor of building dialogue with Pyongyang and resolve the situation on the Korean Peninsula, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
"They spoke out in favor of building dialogue and contacts with North Korea and agreed to exchange information and initiatives in this regard," TASS cited the presidential spokesman as saying.
Peskov did not say how long the telephone conversation lasted, noting that it was "rather long and substantial."
The Kremlin press service said earlier that the telephone conversation had been initiated by the US. According to the White House, Trump and Putin "discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea."