U.S. national security adviser says he discussed summit with Russian counterpart

FILE PHOTO: Press briefing at the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said he spoke with his Russian counterpart on Friday morning on planning for a summit between the U.S. and Russian presidents.

"We are actively discussing that issue," Sullivan told an Aspen Security Forum webinar. "In fact, I spoke with my (Russian) counterpart ... this morning trying to make plans for a summit this summer."

(Reporting by Jonathan Landay and Michael Martina; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)