President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in July during the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Russian state media reported Thursday.

"The presidents have held a telephone conversation recently, they confirmed their intention to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in July," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reported told Russian news agency Tass.

While the White House has not confirmed the details, it would mark the first meeting between the two since Trump took office in January.

Following a Wednesday meeting between Trump and Lavrov, Russia is showing signs of optimism about improving relations between the United States and Russia.

"The conversation itself is extremely positive," spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on a conference call with reporters. he said he viewed the prospect of a thaw in relations "with cautious optimism."

"We have a lot of work ahead of us," Peskov said.