WASHINGTON, September 8. /TASS/. The US State Department refrains from comments on a possibility of a meeting between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, a State Department official told TASS on Friday.
"We have no meetings to announce at this time," he said.
Earlier in the day, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said that a possible meeting between the two countries’ top diplomats in New York is being looked at.
The 72nd United Nations General Assembly opens on September 12. A ministerial week will take place from September 18 through September 25.