March 15, 2018 / 10:05 AM / a year ago

Russia ready to work with U.S.' Pompeo: RIA cites Lavrov

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gestures during a meeting with South Korea's National Security Office chief Chung Eui-yong in Moscow, Russia March 13, 2018. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is ready to work with the nominee for U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, the RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday.

“We’re ready to work with everyone,” Lavrov said commenting on Pompeo, according to RIA.

U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Central Intelligence Agency director Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson on Tuesday.

Reporting by Polina Devitt; writing by Maria Kiselyova

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