President-Elect of the United States Donald Trump stands for strengthening USA’s relations with Russia and its people. Ukrainian News Agency learned this from a readout of Trump’s phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “President-elect Donald J. Trump today spoke with President Vladimir Putin, who called to offer his congratulations on winning a historic election. During the call, the two leaders discussed a range of issues including the threats and challenges facing the United States and Russia, strategic economic issues and the historical U.S.-Russia relationship that dates back over 200 years,” it reads. Trump noted to Putin that he is very much looking forward to having a strong and enduring relationship with Russia and the people of Russia. “During the conversation Mr Putin and Mr Trump not only agreed on the absolutely unsatisfactory state of bilateral relations but also expressed support for active joint efforts to normalise relations and pursue constructive cooperation on the broadest possible range of issues. They emphasised the importance of establishing a reliable foundation for bilateral ties by developing the trade and economic component,” said the RF President’s press service. Putin and Trump both spoke of the need to work together in the struggle against the number one common enemy – international terrorism and extremism. In this context, they discussed issues related to solving the crisis in Syria. Putin once again congratulated the US President-elect on his victory in the presidential election, wished him success in implementing his election programme As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Republican Candidate Trump on November 9 won the 58th presidential election in the United States.