Lavrov, Pompeo meet on sidelines of Munich Security Conference

Sergei Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russian Federation, held a meeting with Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference.

Maria Zakharova, spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry, confirmed the information by posting on her official Facebook account. Zakharova posted a photo of Pompeo and Lavrov and claimed that the State Secretary wished ‘good luck’ to his Russian counterpart when leaving the meeting room. “There are few to whom Americans now wish something good,” Zakharova wrote.

Lavrov, Pompeo meet on sidelines of Munich Security Conference

It is worth noticing that American media representatives were not notified about the meeting, meanwhile Russian reporters knew about it in advance.

When asked why the US Department of State had not disclosed the details about the meeting, one top official said it was a “pull aside which are usually not followed by any readouts.

According to a Russian reported present at the meeting, American side had asked not to publicize the meeting.


Vesna News — official website

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