Trump, Putin discuss Syria, NKorea, more in hour-plus call
November 22, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed efforts to bring peace to war-torn Syria during an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday. Iran, North Korea and Ukraine also were on the agenda, the White House said.
Trump called it a "great call" Tuesday afternoon as he left the White House to spend Thanksgiving in Florida. Noting the length, he said he and Putin spoke "very strongly about bringing peace to Syria" and "very strongly about North Korea."
Trump's phone call with the Russian president came a day after Putin met with Syrian President Bashar Assad. Putin...