Trump gives Russia stern message during meeting

President Donald Trump did not mince words with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a meeting at the White House on Wednesday, telling him face-to-face that Moscow needs to rein in Syria’s Bashar Assad, and the country of Iran.

Russia has been supporting the Assad regime during the Syrian civil war.  The conflict has been raging since 2011 with over 300,000 casualties and millions more fleeing as refugees.

Following the meeting, the White House released a statement that included, “Trump emphasized the need to work together to end the conflict in Syria, in particular, underscoring the need for Russia to rein in the Assad regime, Iran, and Iranian proxies.”

The Trump administration invited Lavrov to the White House to discuss the situations in Syria and the Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also spoke with Lavrov about both situations.

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