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The state Department confirmed the visit Tillerson in Russia

U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson

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WASHINGTON, March 21. /Offset. TASS Anatoly Bochinin/. U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in April will head to Italy for a meeting of foreign Ministers of the countries of the “sevens”, and then will visit Russia. About it the correspondent of TASS said the representative of the state Department.

The us state Department said that in the coming Wednesday Tillerson will meet with the foreign Ministers of almost all countries-members of NATO. These contacts will be held in the framework of the meeting of participants of anti-terrorist coalition to combat grouping “Islamic state” (banned in Russia ), which will be held in the state Department.

“He’s already met with representatives from Ukraine”, – added in Department.

“After these consultations, in April, he will travel to Italy for a meeting (of representatives) of the countries of the “sevens”, and then in Russia. (Under Secretary for political Affairs) Tom Shannon will represent the United States at the meeting of foreign Ministers of NATO countries”, – concluded the representative office.

Earlier, Reuters, citing a source reported that Tillerson is going to be April 12 visit to Moscow. The US state Department did not confirm this information.

The Agency also reported that Clinton plans to skip a meeting of foreign Ministers of the 28 NATO countries, to be held 5-6 April in Brussels, because at this time in the United States will arrive the President of China XI Jinping.

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