President Trump Welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to The White House…

Last month Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow. Today, President Trump reciprocates with a welcome of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Washington DC.

WHITE HOUSE – President Donald J. Trump met today with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia, following on the visit of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow last month.

President Trump emphasized the need to work together to end the conflict in Syria, in particular, underscoring the need for Russia to rein in the Assad regime, Iran, and Iranian proxies.

The President raised Ukraine, and expressed his Administration’s commitment to remain engaged in resolving the conflict and stressed Russia’s responsibility to fully implement the Minsk agreements.  He also raised the possibility of broader cooperation on resolving conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere.

The President further emphasized his desire to build a better relationship between the United States and Russia. (WH link)

There are more pictures below of President Trump, Foreign Minister Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Kislyak in the oval office.

Oh my, the needle to measure the level of troll-worthiness broke off somewhere beyond stratospheric.

Democrats and MSM ‘splodey-head narratives sound like a steamroller driving through a bubble wrap factory. Sorry, I just can’t stop laughing while imagining the representative conversation in the pictures:

Epic.

On a serious note…. Seriously, think about it.

What better way to reset the antagonistic relationship between the two countries than a meeting in the Oval Office on the day after President Trump fires the Director of the FBI.

No, seriously.  Beyond the humor, on the substantive aspect to the diplomatic tension.

President Trump has used an epic moment in controversial U.S. history to reset the relationship.  Everyone should pause and focus on the pure brilliant politics of it.

In addition to the Russians having a full understanding of the perception (against the backdrop the U.S. attack media will use), Russian President Putin also has to consider this is a President who cannot be predicted, and openly showcases a non-existent political ‘give-a-damn’ meter.

Stunningly effective is an understatement.

Believe it.

Fearless

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179 Responses to President Trump Welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to The White House…

  1. Alexsandra says:

    On the contrary, very simply stated here, history evidences that former enemies, i.e., England in times long past and Japan and Germany in this century can indeed become friends and allies. They too had hegemonic agendas that had to be thwarted but that was indeed tamed. History will play itself out but there is certainly nothing adverse in seeking to make things less strident between one of many countries who have a history of hegemony and a “hegemonic agenda” to some degree, overt or covert.

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  2. H.R. says:

    Putin met with T-Rex (Tillerson). President Trump reciprocates and meets with the Russian Foreign Minister.

    A small matter, but it’s a typical PDJT ‘keeping things friendly when there’s no reason to get nasty’ sort of move.

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  3. RC says:

    Lou Dobbs carried a sound clip of President Trump, with Lavrov, referring to reducing war casualties in Syria. Had the Foreign Minister just discussed with the President Russia’s current plan to beef-up its forces and establish “zones of de-escalation” in Syria aimed at reconciling genuine regime opposition and trashing foreign funded jihadis?

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  4. cozette says:

    No country is our friend. We have partners for certain common projects. We have alliance based on common needs or purposes. We have competitors and enemies. Russia is a very ancient Christian nation. Our culture’s overlap. With Trump in charge were anti globalists like Russia and see Islam as a threat. We have much more in common with Russia than the EU or ME countries. Finally Russia has opposed us because we’ve been corrupt bullies. Ukraine was a Soros and CIA coup which overthrew the elected leader. We were the bad guys, not Putin. Ditto in the Crimea.

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  5. cozettea says:

    No country is our friend. We have partners for certain common projects. We have alliance based on common needs or purposes. We have competitors and enemies. Russia is a very ancient Christian nation. Our culture’s overlap. With Trump in charge were anti globalists like Russia and see Islam as a threat. We have much more in common with Russia than the EU or ME countries. Finally Russia has opposed us because we’ve been corrupt bullies. Ukraine was a Soros and CIA coup which overthrew the elected leader. We were the bad guys, not Putin. Ditto in the Crimea.

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  6. Mike says:

    Russia is neither our friend or our enemy. The Russians were co-signatories to the Iran deal and actively participated in the negotiations. We depend on the Russians to ferry our astronauts and supplies to the International Space Station. We have negotiated various treaties to reduce both of our nuclear stockpiles. The Russians were useful in allowing us to enter their airspace as part of our logistical support to our forces in Afghanistan. And Russia is a permanent member of the UN Security Council with a veto.

    The US must establish a modus vivendi with the Russians to advance our strategic national interests. In some areas we can and have worked with them. In other areas we have opposing views, e.g., Ukraine. Identifying Russia as an enemy publicly does not assist us in our bilateral relations. We need to make it clear to Russia where we draw the line and be willing to back it up.

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