Russian Foreign Minister: The return of the Russian and American ambassadors to the host country is a symbolic move, but it is quite important
China News Service, June 18th. According to the Russian Satellite Network report, on the 18th local time, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov told reporters that the return of the Russian and American ambassadors to their countries is a symbolic move, but it is quite important.
p > On June 16, local time, Russian President Putin and US President Biden met in a villa named La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland.
According to reports, Lavrov said at a press conference after the meeting with Belarusian Foreign Minister Makkyi: “(Returning to the country of residence) is first of all a symbolic move.”
Lavrov also said that this is also an important move, “it also carries a certain amount of information, because the ambassador is in the country where they are stationed, not their deputy, considering that the ambassador has the full powers granted by the president. In the case of the situation, there can always be more active dialogue in the two capitals.”
Because the relationship between the two countries is at a deadlock, Russia recalled its ambassador to the United States Antonov in March to discuss Russia-US relations. prospect. A month later, the United States imposed large-scale sanctions on Russia, and the U.S. Ambassador to Russia Sullivan returned to Washington.
On June 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Biden met in Geneva and reached an agreement on the work of the ambassadors of the two countries returning to their countries of residence.