“The embassy has already asked the White House and the US State Department to fulfill the obligations of the country on the territory of which the United Nations headquarters is located and to immediately issue visas to the minister and all members of the Russian delegation,” Washington’s ambassador, Anatoly Antonov, said. Wednesday tast according to your information.
Antonov accused the United States of “repeatedly causing difficulties for the Russian side in connection with business trips, including through the United Nations.” “We will continue to ensure that all representatives of the Russian Federation have unhindered access to the events of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly,” the diplomat added.
Russians say foreign leaders miss Sergey Lavrov
Russia’s ambassador to the United States announced that he will discuss the issue of Lavrov’s visa at the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday when he visits the State Department.
“Tomorrow I will visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs again, where among the central issues I want to raise is this particular issue – the full and complete participation of the Minister and our delegation in the upcoming September events,” Antonov said.
The ambassador noted that representatives of many countries would like to meet the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry at the United Nations General Assembly in September.
“Now we are getting a lot of questions about whether the minister will come, so it’s safe to say that a lot of people would like to see Sergei Viktorovich at the UN General Assembly.”
Let me remind you of the Minister’s recent trips to Asia and Africa: they were waiting there, and they asked him to meet
– The Russian ambassador to Washington concluded.
At the same time, it should be noted that Sergei Lavrov left the G-20 summit in Indonesia earlier, precisely because of criticism of Russia by Western leaders.
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