WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump 's phone call with Russia President Vladimir Putin (all times local):
The White House says President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin held a "very good" conversation about the ongoing crisis on Syria.
A White House readout of the phone calls says the two leaders discussed the creation of safe zones in Syria and agreed that the suffering in Syria "has gone on for far too long."
Tuesday's call was the first known discussion between the leaders since the U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian government air base. Russia is one of the Syrian regime's most important backers.
A Russian news agency says Trump and Putin also discussed holding their first in-person meeting in July on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany.