Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses a joint info conference with U.S. Secretary of Inform Mike Pompeo at the Inform Division in Washington, U.S., December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia is inspiring to submit a cache of communications between 2016 and 2017 that he said would sure Moscow of allegations it interfered in U.S. politics but has been blocked by the US.
“We quick to our colleagues that in make clear to dispel all suspicions that are baseless: let us submit this shut channel of correspondence ranging from October 2016 unless November 2017 so it could perchance perchance well perchance all change into very certain to many of us,” Lavrov said through an interpreter at a info conference following his assembly with U.S. Secretary of utter Mike Pompeo. “On the opposite hand, regrettably, this administration refused to attain so.”
Reporting by Humyera Pamuk and Makini Brice; Writing by Susan Heavey; improving by Grant McCool