MOSCOW, May 13, 2019, TASS. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has cancelled his visit to Moscow scheduled for Monday but plans to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Sochi on Tuesday as planned, Reuters reported citing a State Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity, reported the TASS.
On Monday, instead of Moscow, Pompeo will arrive in Brussels, where he will discuss the situation concerning Iran with EU officials.
According to Reuters, he has departed from Washington and is heading to Europe.
Earlier reports said that Pompeo would come to Moscow on Monday. The US secretary of state is expected to arrive in Sochi on Tuesday afternoon and hold talks with Lavrov.
Kremlin did not rule out that Russian President Vladimir Putin would receive Pompeo in Sochi.