Tillerson: US, Russia could normalize ties but for Ukraine

Tillerson: US, Russia could normalize ties but for Ukraine

Tillerson: US, Russia could normalize ties but for Ukraine

North Korea is open to coming to the table for direct talks with the U.S. over its nuclear ambitions, Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, told his American counterpart Rex Tillerson on Thursday.

Washington's first priority in dealing with the war in Ukraine is to reach agreement on a United Nations peacekeeping force, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday.

"We can have differences in other arenas, in Syria, we can have differences in other areas", he said.

"And Russia's continued use of hybrid warfare seeks to undermine Western institutions, and this stands as a significant obstacle to normalizing our relations, as well".

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President Donald Trump campaigned on the need to improve ties with Russia, Tillerson said in Vienna, adding that "normalizing" the relationship was something the USA still "badly would like to do".

"We should be clear about the source of this violence", Tillerson said.

One observer, an American, was killed in April 2017 in eastern Ukraine when his vehicle hit a landmine.

Tillerson also accused the Russian military of actively fighting in eastern Ukraine, saying they are "arming, leading, training and fighting alongside anti-government forces". Russian Federation denies accusations that it fomented the conflict and provided arms and fighters.

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Russia's foreign minister called on Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) countries to strengthen efforts to ensure the safety of the internet on Thursday.

Lavrov used the OSCE meeting to lambaste the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

"The building of NATO's potential on the eastern flank, the course toward the unconditional expansion of the alliance, the deployment of USA missile defenses in Europe, significantly undermines the principles of indivisibility and security", Lavrov said. Neither said anything to reporters, beyond Lavrov's claim to a reporter who shouted questions loudly and clearly, "I can't hear you".

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