Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose together prior to their talks in Sochi in southern Russia on Tuesday. Photo: AP

On first visit to Russia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Donald Trump seeks better ties, but differences remain between the countries

  • Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov earlier pledged to seek better relations and ease tensions
  • But they diverged sharply on issues from Iran and Venezuela
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose together prior to their talks in Sochi in southern Russia on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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