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Trump hopes to avoid arms race "for three"

The US President Donald trump said in a telephone conversation with President Vladimir Putin that he hopes to avoid an arms race between the US, Russia and China, said in a written statement, White house spokesman Judd Deere.

"President trump confirmed that it hoped to avoid a costly arms race for three - between China, Russia and the United States. (He also confirmed) that he hoped the progress of upcoming negotiations on arms control in Vienna," said deer.

Also, according to him, the presidents discussed "efforts to eliminate the pandemic coronavirus and a continuation of the "open" economy in the world."

In addition, Deere said, the leaders discussed important bilateral and global issues.

The press service of the Kremlin reported earlier that the two presidents discussed the situation around the Iranian nuclear program and the need for collective efforts to maintain stability in the region, and expressed commitment to the development of trade-economic cooperation between Russia and the United States.