Hollande and Trump agreed to "clarify" key issues including Middle East

Source said phone conversation between two leaders lasted between 7-8 minutes and took place in "good conditions"

Reuters November 11, 2016
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PARIS: French President Francois Hollande and US President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation on Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollande's camp.

The source told Reuters that the phone conversation lasted between seven and eight minutes and took place in "good conditions".

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"They agreed to work together on a number of key issues in order to clarify positions - the 'war on terror', Ukraine, Syria, Iran's nuclear deal and the Paris climate change agreement," said the source.


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