Russia doubts Donald Trump’s promise to work with Moscow in Syria: official

Russia’s foreign ministry official said that Donald Trump would be only able to proceed with ideas that are approved by ‘establishment, political elite in the US’


Portraits of US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Union Jack pub in Moscow. Photo: AFP
Portraits of US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Union Jack pub in Moscow. Photo: AFP

Moscow: Moscow is sceptical about pre-election promises made by the US president-elect Donald Trump to cooperate with Russia in Syria, a Russia’s foreign ministry official said on Monday, Interfax news agency reported.

Ilya Rogachyov told Interfax that president-elect Trump would be only able to proceed with ideas that are approved by “establishment, political elite in the US.”

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