Lavrov and trump will discuss cooperation between Russia and the United States in the fight against terrorism


SOCHI, may 10. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a meeting in Washington with U.S. President Donald trump will discuss the two countries ‘ cooperation in the fight against terrorism, as well as topics that are touched upon in a recent telephone conversation trump and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“There will be discussed the relations associated primarily with cooperation in the fight against terrorism, and will be a continuation of the discussion on those topics that appeared in the agenda of the recent telephone conversation between the two presidents,” – said the representative of the Kremlin.

While Peskov did not comment on whether the upcoming meeting of Lavrov and trump’s a kind of preparation for the meeting of the leaders of the two countries. “This meeting is in continuation of a telephone conversation between the two presidents. At the meeting of Putin and trump yet made any specific arrangements no, there are estimations, nothing more”, – said Peskov.

Lavrov arrived in the USA with three-day working visit. May 10, he will hold talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson and the President of the United States Donald trump. After that the Russian Minister will travel to Alaska, where 11 may take part in the Ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council.

As reported earlier, the press service of the Kremlin, Putin and trump in a telephone conversation on may 2 discussed prospects of coordination of actions of Russia and the United States in the fight against terrorism in the context of the Syrian crisis aggravated the situation around the DPRK, and expressed their desire for a personal meeting in relation to the G20 summit in Hamburg.

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