Russia 22:44 14.11.2016
The Kremlin announced the two held a phone conversation on Monday. Trump and Putin reportedly shared their views on combatting international terrorism and extremism, and on settling the crisis in Syria.
The Russian president reportedly told the US president-elect that Russia is ready to maintain constructive dialogue with the new US administration, based on principles of equal rights and mutual respect.
According to the Kremlin, both stressed the importance of building a strong foundation for bilateral ties through economic development. They agreed to maintain phone contacts, and to plan a meeting in person soon.