Putin gave few details of the conversation, which happened December 1 on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Argentina.
“We spoke in passing. I replied to his questions about the incident in the Black Sea,” Putin was quoted as saying.
“He has his position, I have mine,” Putin said, adding that neither had changed as a result of the exchange.
The White House confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke during a dinner with world leaders at the G20 summit.