US State Department: Washington wants Russia to give reason for meeting between Lavrov and Blinken
WASHINGTON, July 6 – RIA Novosti. The State Department believes that Russia should lead to a meeting between the heads of the US and Russian diplomats Anthony Blinken and Sergey Lavrov; So far, such contact is inappropriate, according to Washington.
The Foreign Ministry said it was “wrong time” for Blinken and Lavrov to meet on the sidelines of the G20 ministerial meeting in Indonesia on 7-8 July. Earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that such a meeting is not planned, but Blinken plans to fully participate in the activities of the ministry G20.
Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov reported that a meeting between Lavrov and Blinken is not planned on the sidelines of the G20 ministerial meeting in Indonesia.