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Russia says Donald Trump invited Vladimir Putin to US during phone call

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reportedly said Donald Trump Trump returned to the subject of an invitation a couple of times during a phone call with Vladimir Putin.

world Updated: Apr 20, 2018 12:44 IST
Reuters, Moscow
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US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the group photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam. The White House has confirmed that US President Donald Trump invited Russia's Vladimir Putin to Washington.(AP File Photo)

US President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call, and said he would be glad to see Putin in the White House, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry.

The news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying Trump returned to the subject of an invitation a couple of times during a phone call with Putin. Trump told Putin he would be happy to make a reciprocal visit to Russia, the RIA news agency quoted Lavrov as saying.

First Published: Apr 20, 2018 12:44 IST