Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin: White House

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Posted: Jan 13, 2016 2:18 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, the White House said.

Obama and Putin discussed Ukraine and efforts to reach a political solution to the crisis in Syria, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing aboard Air Force One.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by David Alexander)