The foreign Ministry has told about preparation for the meeting of Lavrov and Tillerson at ASEAN forum

© Photo : foreign Minister Russiaministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Archive photoThe foreign Ministry has told about preparation for the meeting of Lavrov and Tillerson at ASEAN forum© Photo : voice of Russia

Moscow is preparing a meeting of foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the ASEAN regional forum in Manila, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

«We confirm the information yesterday circulated the American side: the meeting of Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson in Manila is preparing us, were to agree on a specific time and some other organizational aspects,» — said Ryabkov.

«We hope that the us side will manifest a willingness to engage in constructive conversation on a whole range of issues that have long plagued our relationship. Of course, there is also intense exchange of views on major international issues,» — said Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.

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