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Russian foreign minister to meet with Pompeo in DC next week


Added 12-06-19 11:22:02pm EST - “Russia's foreign minister will visit Washington next week for talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. officials said Friday.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Russian foreign minister to meet with Pompeo in DC next week”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Russia’s foreign minister will visit Washington next week for talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. officials said Friday.

Pompeo will host Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday for talks that are expected to be followed by a joint news conference, two officials said. It was not immediately clear if Lavrov planned other meetings during the trip, which was first speculated about in Russian media Thursday. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the planned meeting.

The officials said Pompeo and Lavrov would discuss arms control, the situations in Ukraine and Syria and other issues related to tense U.S.-Russia relations. But the trip is likely to be overshadowed by Ukraine-related impeachment proceedings that are picking up steam in the House, as well as the release Monday of the Justice Department inspector general’s report into the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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