The US President Donald Tram watched live during a joint press conference Secretary of state’s Rex Tillerson and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov from the Oval office in the White house. This publication reports Politico, citing White house spokesman.
The source said that after the press conference, trump called Tillerson to tell him what he had done “a wonderful job” and “radiated confidence”.
In General, according to the publication, last month Tillerson, who “began to play a leading role in implementing the administration’s strategy regarding Russia, Syria and China, becoming a favorite among Cabinet Ministers trump”. The publication writes that trump for his 83 days of the presidency held by Tillerson more meetings than any other member of the administration. When Tillerson not go abroad, the Secretary of state and the President is satisfied at least dinner once a week.
On Wednesday, April 12, Tillerson made their first official visit to Moscow as Secretary of state. He held the first talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and then with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
At the conclusion of the meetings Tillerson and Lavrov held a press-conference for journalists. Both politicians spoke about the results of talks and answered journalists ‘ questions.
On the same day, trump, commenting on the results of Tillerson’s visit to Moscow, evaluated them positively. Speaking at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President of the United States stated that it “would be wonderful” to the US and NATO has established contacts with Russia.
The next day, the tramp left on his Twitter page: “In relations between the US and Russia will be all right. At the right time all will come to their senses, and there will be lasting peace!”.