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Press conference Lavrov and Tillerson: «We discussed the key issues»

Wednesday, may 10, U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson met in Washington with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The main topics of their meeting were the relations between Moscow and Washington, as well as the Syrian and Ukrainian crises.

After meeting with Tillerson Lavrov spoke with U.S. President Donald trump at the White house. Representatives of the Russian depodesta told the TASS news Agency that the meeting was held behind closed doors, lasted 40 minutes, and trump praised her as «very good», reports AFP.

Meeting of Russian foreign Minister Mr. trump was not announced, but it should become the final stage of preparation of the more important negotiations, Donald trump, and Vladimir Putin, the newspaper «Kommersant».

Statem Lavrov and Tillerson gave a joint press conference and answered the journalists ‘ questions.

«We discussed, first of all, our interaction on the international arena. It was confirmed that, despite all the difficulties, our countries can and must work together to help solve key issues on the international agenda», – quoted Lavrov RIA Novosti.

Before the meeting, one of the journalists asked, will cast a shadow on today’s talks, the resignation of the head of the FBI. «He was fired? Are you kidding me?» – answered question with Lavrov.

Reporters also asked Lavrov will and Tillerson to discuss a plan to create areas of de-escalation in Syria, however, the policy left the question unanswered, retiring to the negotiations.

Press conference Lavrov and Tillerson: «We discussed the key issues» 10.05.2017

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