Tillerson was not allowed to finish opening remarks at the first meeting with Lavrov
The organizers of the meeting from the American side was interrupted by the Secretary of state immediately after he greeted the Russian foreign Minister.
BONN, February 16. /TASS/. The organizers did not give the U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson to finish his opening remarks at the first meeting with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
“Thank you, Mr. Lavrov, I am also pleased to see you,” he managed to say to the head of the American foreign Minister, after which the organizers of the meeting from the American side interrupted him and asked journalists to leave the premises.
However, the reporters who covered the start of negotiations, subject to the requirement immediately. The Agency AP journalist Matthew Lee had to ask the Russian Minister, is concerned about whether Russia “turbulence” in Washington, and whether it affects Russian-American relations. Lavrov said that Russia does not interfere in the internal Affairs of other States, particularly the United States.