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Tillerson surprised embarrassment at the meeting with Lavrov

Melbourne Herald sun 17.02.2017 at 05:42

Russian electronic newspaper

New Secretary of state of the United States until that adapts to new positions, according to Bloomberg. The publication notes that Rex Tillerson is trying to get used to the role of a diplomat of the highest rank, as recently he was the head of ExxonMobil and replied only to the questions of the shareholders of the company.

So a discussion with a colleague Sergey Lavrov and media turned "awkward". According to the author, after welcoming phrases all went "off script".

Note that this was the first meeting of a diplomat with the representatives of the media from 2 February 2017 – the date of its inauguration gossekretar. After a personal meeting with Sergei Lavrov and concise communication with the media, Rex Tillerson, himself, left the meeting room, ignoring the journalist's question whether he had seen with the head of the Russian foreign Ministry before.

Recall that at the opening of the meeting, when the Secretary began to answer questions, the journalists got the signal to leave the room. Sergey Lavrov was surprised that Rex Tillerson gave the media to hear the rest of the official part of the event. "Why are you expelled?" asked the Minister of foreign Affairs.

wrote Dni.Ru at the end of the meeting, the Secretary told reporters that the meeting with my colleague turned out to be productive. After that he commented on a number of issues on the foreign policy of the state.