Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Obama goal for Russia thaw gets trial as Clinton, Lavrov meet

Bloomberg |
6 March 2009

US President Barack Obama's plan to "reboot the relationship" with Russia after months of tension takes a step as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discuss missile defense and other issues. Missile defense looms as a high hurdle. Obama must meet Russian concerns without alienating Polish and Czech leaders who agreed at considerable political cost to host components of the system.