President Trump is scheduled to have a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. ET, the White House said.
The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the expected topics of the conversation. But the bloody civil war in Syria and Putin’s continued backing of Syrian President Bashar Assad loom large.
Trump and Putin have spoken several times since Trump’s election, including last month following an attack in St. Petersburg, which Trump condemned.CONTINUE READING HERE