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Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz attends a news conference, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Lisa Leutner)

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has proposed that Russian President Vladimir Putin consider Vienna as a potential venue for a Russian-US summit, according to the Kremlin press service, reporting on the outcome of the phone conversation between Putin and Kurz on Friday.

“The federal chancellor offered to consider Vienna as a venue for a potential Russian-US summit, if there is an agreement to hold it,” the Kremlin revealed.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden held a phone call on April 13. According to the White House press service, Biden suggested holding a Russian-US summit in a third country over the next few months. After that, the US head of state explained that he had offered his Russian colleague to meet in the summer in Europe.