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Japan's Kono holds 1st bilateral talks with USA secretary of state

Japan's Kono holds 1st bilateral talks with USA secretary of state

It's unclear how many of those in the US diplomatic staff in Russian Federation are Americans.

Before heading to Malaysia, Mr Tillerson will visit Thailand on a tour that has already taken him to the Philippines.

"He was primarily interested.in details of those decisions that we grudgingly made in response to the law on anti-Russian sanctions", Lavrov said.

But instead, Tillerson said, he tried to "help" Lavrov and the Russian delegation "understand just how serious this incident had been and how seriously it had damaged the relationship" during their meeting Sunday - their first face-to-face after the latest tensions and their fifth to-date.

US Congress and a special prosecutor are investigating allegations that Russians managed to tip the results of the historic vote previous year in US President Donald Trump's favour.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that the United States are willing to work with Russian Federation and it is pointless to cut off the ties over their disagreements.

Russian Federation also closed a USA recreational retreat on the outskirts of Moscow.

"We felt the readiness of our USA colleagues to continue dialogue". "There's no alternative to that".

Trump administration efforts to reset relations US-Russian relations have so far appeared to be unsuccessful.

The U.S. Congress voted overwhelmingly for the sanctions.

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"Our relationship with Russian Federation is at an all-time & very risky low".

Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed on a plan in May to establish four "de-escalation" zones in Syria, and they pressed the Syrian air force to halt flights over those areas.

"This chase after a phantom external enemy triggered the effects we are witnesses to today, including the new law and the paranoidal, unexplainable, and irrational wave of charges against Russian Federation of all mortal sins and a certain persecution mania many politicians and functionaries in Washington experience today", he believes.

There's no immediate reaction to the meeting from the US side.

"[I said] this had created serious mistrust between our two countries and that we simply have to find some way to deal with that", he added. But between Trump's praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his skepticism of the USA intelligence community's finding that Russia interfered in the US election, the Republican-controlled Congress took extraordinary measures to curtail the power of a president from their own party.

USA intelligence agencies believe the Kremlin tried to help Donald Trump.

The US will respond by 1 September to Russia's expulsion of 755 staff from the US embassy in Moscow, he said. "Now, having said that, we also have very important national security interests in the Middle East, in Syria, and we have important national security interests in Afghanistan and that region of the world, and we have serious needs to begin to address the situation in Ukraine". Arrangements were made for Kurt Volker, the US special envoy to Ukraine, to visit Moscow for talks.

The new USA financial penalties come in response to Russia's military actions in Ukraine, where it is supporting armed separatists, and its meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. "The Trump administration has shown its total weakness by handing over executive power to Congress in the most humiliating way", he tweeted. That channel was created to address what the US calls "irritants" preventing the two countries from pursuing better ties.

Sales of oil, natural gas, and other raw materials around the world are primarily conducted in US dollars, and the sanctions hit particularly hard at Russia's energy sector.


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