For Secretary of state had no place in the hotels of Bonn
Moscow. 17 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the Organizers of the meeting of foreign Ministers of the G20 in Bonn were forced to settle U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson in a sanatorium, a 30-minute drive from the city in connection with the lack of places in the city hotels, reported Bloomberg.
By the time when the head of the U.S. state Department confirmed his participation in the meeting, “all of the hotels were already reserved”, the Agency said, adding that everyone who wanted to meet Tillerson, including the head of the British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, were forced to spend time on the road.
The report States that the U.S. Secretary of state tries to avoid communication with the press. In particular, before the meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov assistants Tillerson quickly removed the journalists from the hall, where it was held that aroused the question of a Russian diplomat: “Why kick them out?”. Bloomberg reports that responded the Secretary.
The Agency has noticed that after the meeting, Tillerson was limited to a brief statement to the media that the communication was “productive” and “covered a wide range of issues of mutual interest”, refusing to answer journalists ‘ questions.
At the same time, describing a meeting with Tillerson Johnson, Bloomberg reported that when the journalists after the traditional handshake between the two foreign Ministers escorted from the meeting, the British Minister said: “a Good start. We still recording?”. To this the Secretary said, “They’ll never let go”.