MOSCOW – The United States and Russia laid bare their deep and dangerous divides on Syria and other matters Wednesday, as America’s top diplomat left an almost two-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin with the sense the countries have reached a “low point” in relations.
That candid assessment by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reflected the former Cold War foes’ inability to forge greater cooperation, as President Donald Trump until recently has advocated. Even the one significant agreement Moscow suggested had been reached — to investigate last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria — was quickly rejected by Washington.
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Source: The News