US Russia relations not great – Trump says

Vastavam Web: The US is “not getting along with Russia at all” and the relations between the two countries “may be at an all-time low”, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday.Trump made the remark at a joint press conference with visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House. It came shortly after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Moscow that the US and Russia have reached a “low point” in relations, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Russian government condemned the missile strikes by the United States on a Syrian airbase last Thursday, calling Washington’s move “aggression against a sovereign state in violation of international law”.At Wednesday’s press conference, Trump defended his decision to launch 59 missiles at the Syrian airbase in response to last weeks chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria’s Idlib, which killed over 80 people and wounding scores of others.