At the beginning of the meeting said Pompeo in the two countries may not agree on everything, but that there is scope for cooperation, especially when it comes to the work against terrorism and non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.
"I am here today to president Trump wants to improve this relationship, he said, adding:
" We have our differences, every country will protect their own interests and take care of their own people — but we need not be opponents in all issues.
Putin noted that the countries ' relationships are in a ”sad” condition.
" I think it is time to build up a new, more responsible and constructive basis for how we perceive each other, he said.
After the meeting noted Lavrov that the discussions have been frank and good.
the political level, since Putin and the president of the united states Donald Trump met in Helsinki last year.
the Topics of conversation spanned a wide range of hot issues, such as kärnenergiavtalet with Iran, Russian valpåverkan and the situation on the Korean peninsula. Also the situation in Ukraine, and in Venezuela, were discussed — questions which the great powers have diametrically different beliefs.
At a joint press conference in the Russian resort of Sochi said Pompeo that he made it clear to congress that there must not be any Russian valpåverkan during the 2020 presidential election in the united states.
– It would further worsen our relations, " said Pompeo.
Russian president Vladimir Putin assured Pompeo on Russia, never to put himself in the elections in the united states, and that he and Pompeo had things to talk about when it comes to the stability of global energy markets, writes Reuters.
Furthermore, said Putin that he understood Trumps the desire to repair the relationship between Russia and the united states as genuine.
the suspected cooperation between the Kremlin and president Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been examined in the framework of the special prosecutor Robert mueller's so-called Rysslandsutredning — something that Russia took the opportunity to refer to.
" It is obvious that such innuendo is pure poem, Lavrov said, referring to the investigation of possible cooperation.
the united states's relationship with Russia has undergone a certain change during the Trump. The president often speaks plenty of his Russian colleague, and have their opponents been accused of conducting a too soft policy with regard to russia. At the same time the remaining points of contention.
The Russian government hope for enhanced relationships, not least after Rysslandsutredningen not determined if any interaction between the Trumps of the campaign, and Russia has been made.