Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov did not rule out emergency meeting of foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with his American colleague Rex Tillerson. In his opinion, the conversation can be held on the sidelines of the Munich security conference, said on Monday, February 6, “Interfax”.
“I exclude nothing, it is quite probable,” — said Ryabkov. According to him, the date of the meeting has not yet been agreed.
“Actually, he only took up the post, and we understand that he has a lot of issues that require the utmost urgent attention. We are absolutely calm and without the artificial formation of some of the solutions relate to this situation,” the diplomat said.
February 5, Lavrov said that the position of the new US President Donald trump gives hope for positive developments in bilateral relations between Moscow and Washington. “We have always been ready to develop a transparent partnership based on equality and mutual respect”, — he stressed.
Earlier, on 2 February, it was also reported that the meeting of Lavrov and Tillerson may be held in Bonn on 16-17 February where the assigned Ministerial meeting of foreign Ministers of G20 countries.
Annual conference for security held in the Bavarian capital, 17-19 Feb.