MOSCOW: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to meet his US counterpart Rex Tillerson for the first time Thursday in Germany, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.
“The meeting with Secretary of State Mr Tillerson has been planned and is being prepared” on February 16, when both diplomats will be in Bonn for the G20 ministerial talks, spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by Russian agencies as saying.
Lavrov will also hold his first meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who was appointed last month.
The first meeting between US and Russian senior diplomats comes as Russian officials appear increasingly concerned at the …read more
Source: The Manila Times