In Moscow refused to comment on rumors about Tillerson’s visit to Russia

Rex Tillerson

The Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs has no plans to comment on the rumors about the visit of us Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Moscow. About it the representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova wrote on Facebook.

“At this point, neither confirm nor disprove the information not intend. But we definitely surprised by the constant leaks of sensitive information from Washington. Political elites in the US, it is time to understand: this is again the “Russian hackers” hacked into Department servers or information security threat the United States still is of American origin?” — wrote the diplomat.

Earlier, Reuters, citing its sources reported that the head of the Department of state plans to skip scheduled for April 5-6 meeting of foreign Ministers of NATO countries to participate in the meeting of Chinese President XI Jinping and U.S. President Donald trump, and later to go to Russia. Visit to Moscow, according to the Agency, scheduled for April 12.

In mid-February on the sidelines of the meeting of the foreign Ministers of the G20 countries for the first time Tillerson spoke with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. On the eve of the talks, Lavrov expressed the hope to strengthen ties with the new U.S. administration.