Rex Tillerson and Sergey Lavrov
The new Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson may be held in November. This was reported by TASS, Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Saturday, October 21.
“We orientirueshsya that the next opportunity for such meetings will be at the APEC summit in Vietnam in early November,” he explained. According to Ryabkov, the negotiations probably will be affected by the situation around the Iranian nuclear program.
The APEC summit will be held in da Nang city on 8-10 November.
The last time Lavrov and Tillerson met in person on September 20 in new York on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Then the foreign Minister noted that relations between Russia and the US need to fix.
Two days earlier, the foreign Ministers of the two countries discussed cooperation on Syria and the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine.