U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said late Wednesday that his meeting in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin was "productive", but that it also reiterated the existence of a great deal of mistrust between the two countries.
"Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all", Mr Trump said flatly during a White House news conference with Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
Mr Trump said Mr Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Mr Putin, where "things went pretty well".
"Are we going to get involved with Syria?".
Moscow initially said Putin would not meet with Tillerson, but later relented.
The U.S. missile strikes early Friday were the first known direct attack by the American government on the Syrian regime since the country's civil war began in 2011. He said President Bashar al-Assad's government was responsible.
Hopes may never have been high, especially after Russian Federation sounded a defiant note before Tillerson arrived in Moscow.
Reactions to Trump's decision to retaliate have varied from supportive to condemning.
When a reporter asked Tillerson whether war crime charges would be raised against Assad for using chemical weapons, Tillerson did not rule out the possibility. "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russian Federation, and that could happen, and it may not happen; it may be just the opposite". The most important part of this was that the United States was not getting in the way.
The chemical attack prompted President Trump to order a missile strike at a Syrian military air base last week.
Everything Putin did appeared aimed at minimizing the effect of Tillerson's visit.
The decision by the United States to strike Assad's air base broke with its stated mission under Operation Inherent Resolve that US and coalition forces are only in Syria to defeat the Islamic State there.
"It wasn't just us - it's the entire global community holding the Assad regime and its sponsors responsible for the chemical attack and indiscriminate mass murders".
Boris Johnson has said he is "dismayed" at Russia's veto of a United Nations resolution condemning the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
All-time low, you say?
Lavrov retorted: "This is obviously the subject where our views differ".
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Haley didn't spare the United Nations itself.
It was the eighth time Russian Federation has used its veto to block action directed at Damascus.
Laying bare deep and risky divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that USA relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low".
Tillerson said punitive sanctions for the alleged meddling - imposed by Obama against Moscow in December - were also discussed at Wednesday's meeting. On Thursday Trump expressed confidence that US-Russia ties would improve.
There were many times when it must not have been easy to be secretary of state Wednesday. The Russians held to a tentative schedule that was worked out in advance, US officials said. He mocked NATO's military incursion in Kosovo in 1999. Trump, in the past, has called Assad "evil" and "an animal".
Trump himself seemed to deliver the coup de grâce. Russian Federation suspended its role in the system after the US missile strikes, and Lavrov said it could be restored if the USA -led coalition conducting airstrikes in Syria focused only on the Islamic State and other militant groups - and not expand to Syrian government targets.
That sounded like something both Lavrov and Tillerson agreed with.
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