May 18, 2017 / 12:44 PM / 4 months ago

Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine in first phone call: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and France’s new President Emmanuel Macron held their first phone conversation and discussed possible further cooperation in resolving the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday.

They also expressed readiness to develop relations between Russia and France and spoke about a possibility of future contacts, according to the statement.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; writing by Maria Tsvetkova; editing by Ralph Boulton

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