Rex Tillerson met Sergey Lavrov to discuss current situation in Syria

Vastavam web: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov here on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and discussed the current situation in Syria, an official has said.The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Russian mission in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said.Tillerson had termed the relations between the US and Russia at a “historic” post-Cold War low, amid a tit-for-tat cuts to each other’s diplomatic missions.
The US recently ordered Russia to shut its the Consulate in San Francisco and offices in Washington and New York.Putin’s order itself was in retaliation against new sanctions imposed in July after the US Congress decided to punish Moscow for its reported interference in the 2016 American presidential election.