In a telephone conversation Saturday, US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to join forces on a range of common issues, most importantly the total destruction of ISIS.
According to the Kremlin, via World Israel News, “both sides expressed their readiness to make active joint efforts to stabilize and develop Russia-US cooperation on a constructive, equitable and mutually beneficial basis.”
The White House added that both leaders stressed a desire to work together in fighting common threats.
“Both President Trump and President Putin are hopeful that after today’s call the two sides can move quickly to tackle terrorism and other important issues of mutual concern,” read a White House statement.
Specifically, Trump and Putin spoke of engaging in joint efforts to fight against Islamic terror groups in Syria.