US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is going to Russia to meet with Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov to discuss the most promising areas of cooperation between the two countries. He claimed this in an interview with CNBC.
“There are many areas in which Moscow and Washington can find common interests”, the Head of American Diplomacy mentioned, adding that Washington would nevertheless defend its interests in matters in which the positions of the two countries differ.
According to Mike Pompeo, the most promising area of cooperation between Russia and the United States, is the fight against terrorism. According to him, he collaborated with Russia in the fight against terrorism when he worked as the Director of the CIA, and this interaction helped save the lives of Americans and Russians.
Also, the directions in which Moscow and Washington could cooperate, Pompeo called Syria and Afghanistan.
It is known that tomorrow, on May 14th, the talks between the Heads of Diplomacy of Russia and the United States will be held in Sochi.
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