Lavrov Says Trump Pushed Putin on Election Hacking

By NTK Staff | 07.07.2017 @2:05pm

The Russian foreign minister played down the issue, but the fact that the Putin regime mentioned it is significant.

Following the meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov mentioned in his press conference that Trump brought up Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Lavrov played down the significance of the segment.

“President Trump said that in the U.S. there are still some circles who are talking about the Russian alleged intrusion and Russian alleged attempt to influence the U.S. elections,” Lavrov said.

According to Secretary of State Tillerson, it was the first topic that the president raised in the meeting:

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