- The White House says the Putin call was a significant start to a new relationship
- The Kremlin says Putin and Trump discussed the importance of restoring trade ties
(CNN)US President Donald Trump may be having his biggest day of diplomacy yet, speaking by phone Saturday with five world leaders -- most significantly Russia's Vladimir Putin and Germany's Angela Merkel.
9 a.m. ET -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
11 a.m. ET -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Noon ET -- Russian President Vladimir Putin
2 p.m. ET -- French President François Hollande
5 p.m. ET -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull