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MOSCOW, July 13 (Itar-Tass) - Presidents of Russia and the US Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama discussed on the phone bilateral relations, security issues and the situation around the CIS’s former agent Edward Snowden, presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told Itar-Tass on Saturday.
“At the initiative of the American side, the two presidents had a telephone conversation. Putin and Obama exchanged views on bilateral cooperation and security topics. Besides, the discussed the situation around Snowden,” Peskov said.
Earlier, White House spokesperson Jay Carney told reporters Barack Obama’s call to Vladimir Putin had been planned for several days.