Publicado: Vie, May 17, 2019
Global | Por Milagro Delgado

Top Diplomats of US, Russia Discuss N. Korea

Top Diplomats of US, Russia Discuss N. Korea

With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi having been in Sochi on Monday to meet Mr Lavrov, the Pompeo meeting will also have been closely watched in Beijing which has enjoyed a warming relationship with Moscow under the presidencies of Mr Putin and Xi Jinping. We wouldn't tolerate that.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hold a joint press conference following their talks in Sochi on May 14, 2019.

Going into the Sochi talks, Pompeo and Lavrov both said they wanted to see ties between Washington and the U.S. improve.

He added, "They have been running an expansionist and very violent foreign policy around the Middle East for some time". The US has continued to build pressure on Iran, with Pompeo accusing Tehran of planning "imminent" attacks.

Take overall, while Mr Pompeo's meetings had warm words, US-Russia rapprochement remains on ice. When asked about a New York Times report on his administration's military plans concerning Iran, Trump called it "fake news" and said there are no plans for that.

"I urged Russian Federation to reach out to Ukraine's new president to demonstrate leadership by taking steps towards breaking the stalemate", Pompeo said. In these circumstances, attempting to make a deal with Russian Federation looks logical: Moscow may terminate its support for Nicolás Maduro in Caracas and also put pressure on Havana to do the same.

The U.S. had warned sailors of the potential for attacks on commercial sea traffic. "We want every country that's interfering in Venezuela to cease doing that". He said Democracy can not be brought about by force. The U.S. backs opposition leader Juan Guaido. And to drive home his point, he mentioned America's intervention in Iraq, and its long-running attempts to install democracy there.

Pompeo said that Russian Federation and the United States also discussed other areas of cooperation in Syria which he could not reveal in public.

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Both officials said that while they noted their differences, they are intent on working through them.

"I'm here today because President Trump is committed to improving this relationship", Pompeo told Lavrov at the start of their meeting. He made the remark after meeting with visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday.

"We are saddened to see the decisions taken by the Iranian side", Peskov added, while arguing that Washington has been provoking Iran.

"We fundamentally do not seek a war with Iran", Pompeo said.

"There's places we disagree", Pompeo said.

The decision is said to have been made during a meeting of European Union defence ministers on Monday, with ABC journalists assuming that it may trigger a diplomatic crisis between Spain and the US.

"I hope that the necessary conditions for that to happen will now be created", Putin said. Pompeo sat down with his Russian counterpart hoping to overcome challenges of bridging the gap between them.

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