12/10/2019, 8:09 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Pompeo: US wants better trade relations with Russia

The United States hopes that its economic relationship with Russia will improve, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated on Tuesday in Washington DC.

Speaking alongside his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, Pompeo stressed that a lot has been done in the trade relationship since President Donald Trump took office in 2016 and he confirmed that trade between the two countries increased by 25% during the Trump administration.

Pompeo also said that he hopes the US and Russia will be able to announce progress in their commercial ties "in a short period of time."

Breaking the News / VP