Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensionsBy Lesley Wroughton and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow this week will be an early test of whether the Trump administration can use any momentum generated by a missile attack on a Syrian air base to craft and execute a strategy to end the Syrian war. Now, Tillerson, a former oil executive with no diplomatic experience, is charged with avoiding a major U.S. confrontation with Russia while exacting some concessions from Moscow.



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