The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov has commented on the scandal over the publication of photos of his meeting with US President Donald trump. About it told journalists, reports on Sunday, may 14, TASS reported.
Answering the question about the reasons for the hype, the foreign Minister replied that he did not know them. “The white house explained that no scandal was not on their website? so it was agreed, also in relation to other Ministers”, — said Lavrov.
May 11, around photos from the trump meeting with Lavrov and Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak with the filing of the CNN scandal. TV channel, citing a source in the White house, said that the us government allegedly did not expect that Moscow will allow the state Agency TASS publish the photographs of the Oval office.
Pictures from the meeting were posted in social networks, the Russian foreign Ministry. Soon, the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova denied the CNN report that the White house is accusing the Russian delegation in the deception because they are published.
Meeting of the Russian Minister with the President of the United States was held on may 10. At the White house on its results, said that trump has expressed its intention to improve relations with Russia. Lavrov, in turn, called the staff of administration trump to business people. The Russian foreign Ministry noted that despite all the difficulties, Russia and the United States can and must work together to help to solve the key problems on the international agenda.