Amb. Daniel Fried speaks to Michele Kelemen on NPR’s All Things Considered regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Belarus, and the Trump Administration’s quest to improve relations with the former Soviet republic.
Let’s be clear that nothing has worked with Belarus. So this administration is trying it again. My expectations are under control, and I’m not going to hit them for it.
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Mon, Jan 20, 2020
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