Trump and Putin discussed the fight against coronavirus and arms control

The two presidents had a telephone conversation on the eve of the 75th anniversary of Victory Day in Europe.

US President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Victory Day in Europe, according to the press service of the White House.

The two leaders discussed progress in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Trump stressed that the United States is making every effort to protect Americans, and is also ready to help any countries in need, including Russia.

The US leader stressed that the US is focused on ensuring effective arms control, extending not only to Russia, but also to China, and is looking forward to future negotiations to avoid a costly arms race.

Other bilateral and international issues were also discussed during the conversation.

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