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




  • In World
  • 2018-02-12 23:06:49Z
  • By Reuters
A combination of two photos shows U.S. President Trump and Russian President Putin at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg
A combination of two photos shows U.S. President Trump and Russian President Putin at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg  

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday that now is the time to work toward 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 program, the statement said.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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