Sunday 4 December 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has phone call with Russia President Vladimir Putin

Published 14/11/2016 | 21:57

President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally. Photo: John Locher/AP Photo
President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally. Photo: John Locher/AP Photo

President-elect Donald Trump has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin, discussing a range of issues including the threats and challenges facing the United States and Russia.

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Mr Trump's advisers said the two leaders also touched on economic issues and the US-Russian relationship in the telephone call.

His transition team said that Mr Trump told the Russian leader Putin he looks forward to "a strong and enduring relationship with Russia and the people of Russia".

In a statement issued after the call, the Kremlin said Mr Putin expressed readiness to establish a "partner-like" dialogue with Mr Trump's incoming administration.

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