Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow within Russia visit - Reuters

Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow within Russia visit - Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has cancelled his visit to Moscow scheduled for Monday but still plans to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Sochi on May 14 as planned, Reuters reported citing a State Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Today, instead of Moscow, Pompeo will arrive in Brussels, where he will discuss the situation concerning Iran with EU officials. According to the agency, he has departed from Washington and is heading to Europe.

Earlier it was reported that Pompeo would come to Moscow today. He is expected to arrive in Sochi tomorrow afternoon and hold talks with Lavrov. Kremlin did not rule out that Russian President Vladimir Putin would receive Pompeo in Sochi.

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