President Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Wednesday, amid a firestorm on Capitol Hill over Trump’s Tuesday firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Trump told reporters that the two had a “very very good meeting” and talked about the crisis in Syria.
“[W]e want to see the killing, the horrible killing, in Syria stop as soon as possible and everybody is working toward that end,” Trump said, ahead of a separate meeting with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
Lavrov first met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, before traveling to the White House and meeting with Trump. The Russian Foreign Ministry tweeted out a picture of the pair, as well as a picture of Trump with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.