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The MFA told what prevents meeting of Lavrov and Pompeo - RIA Novosti, 12.10.2018


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MOSCOW, 12 Oct – RIA Novosti. The director of the department of North America Georgy Borisenko in an interview of RIA Novosti told the Russian Foreign Ministry why the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo do not manage to hold personal negotiations in any way. The diplomat noted that from the American side in relation to the Russian Federation certain "restraint" is really observed by.© AFP 2018/Saul Loeb Russia will not arise upon Lavrov and Pompeo's meeting, declared Ryabkovposledny time of the head of Foreign Ministries of two countries met in July in Helsinki "on fields" the summit of Russia and the USA. Since then Lavrov and Pompeo did not hold bilateral negotiations even if they were in one place and in at one time – for example, during the session of General Assembly of the UN in September. "We do not avoid our American partners at all and are always ready to dialogue" — Borisenko emphasized. Saying about why the meeting in New York did not take place, the Russian diplomat recommended to address this question in State Department. "But, really, a certain restraint from them (the American – an edition) the parties is felt. We explain it with the fact that in Washington not quite decided on that line which is intended to be carried out further in the relations with Russia. Such uncertainty is connected, probably, and with the upcoming elections in the U. S. Congress" — Borisenko said. Intermediate congressional elections of the USA will take place on November 6. Read the full text of an interview with Georgy Borisenko on the website Ria.ru>>

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