The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova denied reports by CNN that the White house is accusing the Russian delegation in the deception because of the publication of the photographs from the meeting of U.S. President Donald trump with the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. About it the diplomat wrote on Thursday, may 11, on his page in Facebook.
“The shooting format was not the intention of classifying the photos. The U.S. side has not appealed with a request not to post photos,” — said Zakharov.
She also added that if pictures are not published for Russia, they would soon “leaked to the Congress, the Senate, and from there to the same CNN”. “Or they [CNN] spectralbovine would be represented as “secret evidence of collusion with the Russian tramp” would be distorted dates and circumstances of the meetings, and again the American public would be fooled,” wrote the diplomat.
Before that, the situation with pictures of the American leader with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak said the photographer, photographer Alexander Shcherbak.
Earlier may 11, CNN, citing a senior source in the White house announced that the us government did not expect that Moscow will allow the state Agency TASS to publish photos taken in the oval office during a meeting with Lavrov trump. “They lied to us. That’s the problem with Russians, they are lying” — leads the channel the words of the interlocutor of the administration of the American leader.
Pictures from the meeting was published not only in TASS, but in the social networks of the Russian foreign Ministry. It is noted that 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.