Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism'
after Trump meeting with Lavrov
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[May 11, 2017]
(Reuters) - The Kremlin feels cautious optimism about the prospects for
an improvement in U.S.-Russian relations after Russian Foreign Minister
Sergei Lavrov met U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, a Kremlin
spokesman said on Thursday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks at his news conference at
the Russian Embassy in Washington, U.S., May 10, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri
itself is extremely positive," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
said on a conference call with reporters, referring to Lavrov's
meeting with Trump on Wednesday.
Peskov said the Kremlin viewed the prospects of a thaw "with
"We have a lot of work ahead of us," he said.
(Reporting by Denis Dyomkin; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing
by Andrey Ostroukh)
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