US President Donald Trump listens during a press conference. File picture: Czarek Sokolowski/AP
US President Donald Trump listens during a press conference. File picture: Czarek Sokolowski/AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: Reuters

Hamburg - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed on a ceasefire in southwestern Sryia during talks at the G20 summit, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

The truce, agreed during talks held in a "constructive atmosphere", would start on July 9, Lavrov told reporters.

The Russian and U.S. leaders had also agreed to work on solving the Ukrainian crisis, and a US representative would visit Russia for consultations on the issue, Lavrov added.