President of the United States of America Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the night of May 3 held a telephone conversation, according to the press service of the White House.
The parties discussed the situation in Syria and the creation of safe zones for the settlement of humanitarian issues in the region.
“President Donald J. Trump of the United States and President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation spoke today regarding Syria. President Trump and President Putin agreed that the suffering in Syria has gone on for far too long and that all parties must do all they can to end the violence. The conversation was a very good one, and included the discussion of safe, or de-escalation, zones to achieve lasting peace for humanitarian and many other reasons.”
The US President confirmed the participation of the country's representative in the negotiations in Astana on the ceasefire in Syria.
Also Putin and Trump discussed the possibility of a solution to the tension in North Korea.
“The United States will be sending a representative to the cease-fire talks in Astana, Kazakhstan on May 3-4. They also discussed at length working together to eradicate terrorism throughout the Middle East. Finally, they spoke about how best to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea.”
Earlier, QHA reported by that in mid-March the third round of negotiations on the settlement of the Syrian conflict ended in Astana.
Later, the United States of America, on the orders of the Head of the White House, Donald Trump, launched a military operation on April 7 against Syrian government attacks. A massive blow was a response to the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime in the town of Khan Sheikhun in the province of Idlib on April 4, which resulted in about 100 people being killed and about 500 injured.