In an interview with Reuters last month, Trump accused Russian Federation of helping North Korea evade global sanctions meant to punish Pyongyang for its pursuit of a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching the United States.
The United States' role as a broker in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has come under fire following the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December, upending seven decades of US foreign policy.
"Israel Hayom" newspaper is owned by prominent Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, and is widely seen as being strongly supportive of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
All rounds of talks between Israelis and Palestinians have stalled so far mainly due to the Tel Aviv regime's refusal to stop its unlawful settlement expansion on the occupied territories.
"It is very important for us to know your personal opinion in order to set the record straight and put in place a common approach to solve this problem", Putin told his guest.
In an interview with Reuters last month, Trump accused Russian Federation of helping North Korea evade sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council, saying that "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea".
'Given the atmosphere created by the United State's actions, we. refuse any cooperation with the United States as a mediator, ' said Abbas.
The Kremlin said the two leaders spoke by telephone.
"By taking Jerusalem off the table I wanted to make it clear that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and as for specific boundaries, I would support what both sides agreed to", Trump told newspaper Israel Hayom on Sunday.
Between 600,000 and 750,000 Israelis live in sizeable settlements, beyond the internationally recognised borders of their state. The statement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that talks with the USA has been on over the possibility of Israel annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, drew swift condemnation from Palestinian leaders.
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of their future state.