Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov And US Secretary of State Tillerson Start Tough Talks In Moscow

AFP: Tillerson meets Lavrov after war of words over Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov began tense talks in Moscow on Wednesday as the two sides locked horns over an alleged Syrian chemical attack and subsequent missile strike by Washington.

Tillerson said he wanted "a very open, candid and frank exchange" as the two men try to figure each other out during the first visit to Russia by a senior member of US President Donald Trump's administration.

"Our meeting today comes at an important moment in our relationship so that we can further clarify areas of common objectives, areas of common interest -- even where our tactical approaches may be different -- and further clarify areas of sharp difference so that we can better understand why these differences exist," Tillerson said.

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