Comprehensive foreign media reported on the 8th that Robert O’Brien, the U.S. President ’s national security adviser, said that the White House is studying and arranging a meeting between U.S. President Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, which may discuss arms control Issues, etc. In addition, US Secretary of State Pompeo may meet Lavrov in Washington on the 10th.
According to reports, US President National Security Adviser O’Brien said that the White House is studying to arrange a meeting between Trump and Lavrov. Possible topics include arms control. “You wait and see. But I think the possibility of this meeting exists. We are studying it.”
O’Brien said: “When Pompeo visited Russia, Putin met him.” He added that Pompeo and Lavrov will have “general dialogue on arms control” during the meeting.
According to Russia for the satellite network, Lavrov’s visit to Washington has not been officially announced. The Russian side said that this issue is being studied. The US State Department did not respond to a question about whether the date of the visit has been determined. The White House and the State Department have no meeting with Lavrov on the official schedule next week, but that does not mean that there are no planned meetings or that they will not be held.
It is reported that if Lavrov will arrive in Washington, this will be his first visit to the US capital since 2017. At the time, Trump received Lavrov in the Oval Office of the White House.