Trump discusses Middle East, North Korea in call with Russia's Putin

Trump discusses Middle East, North Korea in call with Russia's Putin

U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday that now is the time to work towards a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said in a statement.

FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend the fami
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday that now is the time to work towards a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said in a statement.

Trump also told Putin that more steps should be taken to ensure North Korea gives up its nuclear programme, the statement said.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)

Source: Reuters

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