Lavrov and Tillerson will meet in Manila

Sergei Lavrov and Rex Tillerson

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov will meet with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. This was stated by Deputy head of the Russian foreign Ministry Sergey Ryabkov, his words RIA Novosti reported.

The talks will be held in Manila, the forum of ASEAN, the parties were to agree on some of the details. The assurances Ryabkov, Moscow is hoping for constructive attitude when discussing the “issues long aggravating relationship.” “Of course, there is also intense exchange of views on major international issues”, — he concluded.

The meeting of foreign Ministers of ASEAN countries held in the Philippines from 2 to 8 August.

June 13, Tillerson said at a hearing in the Senate that Washington has “a big problem with the Russians… our relations are at a record low and continues to deteriorate. Our goal — to stabilize the dialogue.”

July 29, Tillerson said that the restrictive measures against Moscow mean the US desire to see Russia’s steps to improve bilateral relations. In the Federation Council, the statement of the head of the state Department called “Jesuit logic”.