The conversation took place on the British initiative.
Mr Putin and Mr Blair exchanged opinions on the Iraqi crisis. The British Prime Minister told the Russian President about the results of the resent British-American summit held in Belfast.
In his turn, Mr Putin told Mr Blair about a seminar, The World, Security and International Law: Future Prospects, scheduled for April 12 in St Petersburg. The leaders of France, Germany and Russia, as well as prominent international lawyers from different countries will attend the event.
They also discussed the plans for Russian-British contacts at different levels, including the highest.