Trump discusses Middle East, North Korea in call with Russia's Putin

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 12, 2018 6:06 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday that now is the time to work toward a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said in a statement.

Trump also told Putin that more steps should be taken to ensure North Korea gives up its nuclear program, the statement said.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)