July 3, 2018 / 9:04 AM / 4 months ago

Russian's Lavrov hopes visiting U.S. lawmakers will help mend ties: agencies

FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with his counterpart from Mozambique Jose Pacheco in Moscow, Russia May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told a delegation of U.S. lawmakers he hoped their visit to Moscow would help restore relations between the two legislatures, Interfax news agency reported.

The U.S. lawmakers are in Russia in the build-up to a planned summit in Helsinki between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump, TASS news agency reported.

“I hope your visit will be a symbol of restoring relations between the two parliaments,” Lavrov told them during a meeting, Interfax said.

Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Writing Maria Tsvetkova

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