Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin discussed the G7 summit, COVID-19 and the oil market

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin discussed by phone the situation with the Covid-19, the launch of the manned spaceship Crew Dragon, the G7 summit, as well as the situation on the oil market, The White House press service reports.

“There was an exchange of views on the measures taken in both countries to combat coronavirus. Vladimir Putin expressed his gratitude in connection with the supply of American artificial lung ventilation devices to Russia,” the report says.

Putin, according to the report, congratulated Donald Trump “on the successful launch of manned spaceship Crew Dragon on May 30, which delivered American astronauts to the International Space Station. “The mutual mood for the development of mutually beneficial cooperation in the space sector has been confirmed,” added in the Kremlin.

The leaders of the two countries also reviewed the state of the world oil market in the context of the implementation of the OPEC+ agreement, noting that this multilateral agreement leads to a gradual recovery in demand for oil and stabilization of prices.

“Donald Trump informed about his idea to hold a summit of the Group of Seven with a possible invitation of the leaders of Russia, Australia, India and the Republic of Korea,” the report says.

“The importance of activating the Russian-American dialogue in the field of strategic stability and confidence-building measures in the military sphere” was noted,” the press service added.

During the telephone conversation, the leaders agreed to continue contacts at various levels. “The conversation was constructive, business and meaningful,” the report said. The press service added that the phone conversation was initiated by the American side.

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