Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine in first phone call: Kremlin

Reuters News
Posted: May 18, 2017 8:44 AM

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)