Telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump 2020-03-30 18:30:00 Vladimir Putin and President of the United States of America Donald Trump had a lengthy conversation during a call initiated by the US. The two presidents expressed serious concern over the scale of the spread of the coronavirus in the world and informed each other about measures taken in Russia and the United States to counter this threat. Opportunities for closer cooperation between the two countries on this problem were discussed. They also exchanged views on the current state of the global oil market and agreed that Russian and American energy ministers should hold consultations on this topic. Certain bilateral issues were also addressed. Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump agreed to maintain personal contact.