Trump, after meeting Russian FM, says 'horrible killing in Syria must stop'
By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF
May 10, 2017 18:44
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US President Donald Trump met on Wednesday with Russia's top diplomat in the new administration's highest profile meeting since it assumed the White House in January.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergi Lavrov met first with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before making his way to meet Trump.
Meanwhile, Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday, fighting a storm of criticism that the ouster was aimed at blunting an agency probe into his presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to sway the 2016 election.