BONN /Germany/, February 16. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stood side-by-side while an official G20 ministers’ meeting photo was made Thursday.
Tillerson, who was among the last to come to the photographing ceremony, greeted all ministers and stood on the right from Lavrov, in the front row.
Media attention focused on Tillerson who made his first official foreign visit to the G20 event Germany as the US Secretary of State, especially on his meeting with Russia’s Lavrov.
The Russian minister described the meeting as "productive."
"In all these directions our American partners are interested in joining efforts that are being made to overcome these conflicts," he said.
The G20 ministerial consultations will continue Friday.