WASHINGTON, January 24. /TASS/. Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov and the new US envoy to Moscow, Lynne Tracy, held a meeting in Washington on Monday, the Russian embassy reported.
"A meeting between Russian Ambassador Antonov and the new head of the US diplomatic mission in Moscow, Lynne Tracy, was held at the Russian residence in Washington," the Russian diplomatic mission said, without disclosing any details of the meeting.
Earlier on Monday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told reporters that talks focusing on problematic aspects within Russian-US relations would continue with Tracy. According to Ryabkov, so far it has not been possible to find common ground on problematic issues in the relations between Moscow and Washington.
The US Department of State refused to respond to a TASS request for comment on when Tracy will arrive in Moscow.