The Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, held telephone conversations with the chairman of the Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces, General Mark Milli.
This was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
“Issues of mutual interest were discussed,” TASS reports.
The department added that the conversation took place on the initiative of the American side.
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that US actions led to tensions in relations between the two countries.