Obama, Putin discuss Boston bombings over phone
Washington: US President Barack Obama spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the wake of the twin bombings in Boston early this week, in which the two suspects are said to be from the Russian part of Chechnya.
"President Obama thanked President Putin for those sentiments, and praised the close cooperation that the United States has received from Russia on counter-terrorism, including in the wake of the Boston attack," the White House said in a statement after the phone call.
Obama and Putin agreed to continue their cooperation on counter-terrorism and security issues going forward, the White House said. Putin expressed his condolences on behalf of the Russian people for the tragic loss of life in Boston, the statement added.
The US President, meanwhile continued to be briefed on the investigation by his national security team throughout the day. The most recent briefing, provided in the Oval Office by the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco, concluded shortly after 4.00 PM.
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