The Kremlin has announced that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a phone conversation today.
According to the announcement, Putin congratulated the president-elect on his victory, and wished him success.
The Russian president also told the US president-elect that Russia is ready to maintain constructive dialogue with the new US administration, based on principles of equal rights, mutual respect, and non-interference in the international affairs of one another.
According to the Kremlin, both stressed the importance of building a strong foundation for bilateral ties through economic development.
They also agreed to maintain phone contact and to plan a meeting in person soon.