US, Russia officials discuss “state” of relationship between two countries

WASHINGTON, White House National Security Advisor John Bolton met Thursday with Russia’s Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov in the White House during which they discussed the state of the relationship” between the two countries.

The White House said in a statement “at the first meeting between the two in their current roles, they discussed the state of the relationship between the United States and Russia.” It added that Bolton “reiterated that it is in the interest of both the United States and Russia to have better relations but that this will require addressing our concerns regarding Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, the reckless use of a chemical weapon in the United Kingdom, and the situations in Ukraine and Syria.”

Source: Kuwait News Agency