The Russian foreign Ministry Lavrov confirmed that a meeting with Tillerson

Sergei Lavrov

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson will be held February 16 at the meeting of foreign Ministers of the G20 in Bonn. This was announced by the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

According to her, Lavrov is also scheduled to hold talks with German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel, the possibility of meetings with the foreign Ministers of China, Brazil and South Africa.

Earlier, on February 12, Lavrov expressed hope for closer contacts with the new US administration. “I am convinced that our dialogue with the administration of Donald trump, which has already begun, will continue, will be more intense, once all parts of the administration who are engaged in foreign Affairs,” the diplomat said.

In Bonn on 16-17 February, will host a meeting of foreign Ministers of G20. In the Bavarian capital Munich from 17 to 19 February, the Munich security conference.