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Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in the upcoming US presidential election

May 15, 2019 - City A.M.

US SECRETARY of state Mike Pompeo told Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov yesterday that Washington would brook no interference by Moscow in the 2020 US presidential election, saying such a move would seriously harm already poor relations.

Visiting Russia for the first time as secretary of state, Pompeo publicly clashed with Lavrov on issues from Ukraine to Venezuela. After their meeting, both men said they had been far apart on many issues.

But both signalled some modest progres...