The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called intellectual agony of the state of the American media, which was an extensive discussion about the non-admission of the press to a meeting in Washington of US President Donald trump and Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. On Thursday, may 11, RIA Novosti reported.
The negotiations were attended by only two personal photographer trump and Lavrov, after meeting the American side, in contrast to the Russian, Protocol pictures not published.
“We made lists. It was the prerogative of the American side. We clearly stated that our side will be the photographer of the Agency TASS, which in this trip performs the functions of a personal photographer Minister, respectively, of the photos on the meeting was posted in free access on the foreign Ministry website and social networks,” — said Zakharov.
The diplomat explained that the format of the coverage of the event was presented by the White house. “So, to say that Moscow is again guilty of conspiracy in the United States of America… I Think in this situation, everyone understands that this is a real hysteria in the American media,” — said Zakharov.
According to the representative of the foreign Ministry, after the meeting Lavrov trump and American journalists are not interested in the “substantive issues”, most asked about the alleged intervention of Russia in the U.S. presidential election and the resignation of the FBI Director James Komi. However, she noted that to ask the Russian Minister on appointments and dismissals in another country is “ridiculous.”