The Heat: US – Russia Diplomacy

The Heat

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U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, was in Russia this week for a meeting with his counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.

Pompeo also met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. There was much to discuss as both countries seek to improve their relationship. The meeting took place as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue. Meanwhile, both the U.S. and Russia disagree over the crisis in Venezuela. 

CGTN’s Lucy Taylor filed this report from Sochi.

To discuss:

  • Anton Fedyashin is a professor of history at American University.
  • Jeff Stacey, former State Department Official in the Obama Administration
  • Mohsen Milani is a professor of politics, at the University of South Florida.
  • Klaus Larres is a professor of history and international affairs at the University of North Carolina.

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