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Russia's Lavrov, U.S.'s Tillerson to meet August 6-8: Russian foreign ministry
August 3, 2017 / 5:03 PM / in 3 months

Russia's Lavrov, U.S.'s Tillerson to meet August 6-8: Russian foreign ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss the current state of relations between Moscow and Washington at a meeting in Manila next week, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

The two statesmen agreed to talk on the sidelines of an ASEAN regional security summit scheduled for Aug. 6-8 in Manila, the ministry said.

In a phone call on Thursday, they discussed the situation in North Korea and a range of global issues, it added.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Larry King

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