Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine: White House

22:06, 13 January 2016
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The two presidents have held a telephone conversation, according to Reuters.


U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Reuters reported citing the White House.

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.

Read alsoObama says Ukraine and Syria are slipping away from Russia's orbitAs UNIAN reported earlier on Tuesday, Obama called Ukraine Russia's "client state" in his 7th State of the Union address.

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