Vienna, 7 Dec. the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov appealed to the head of the state Department Rex Tillerson to explain Washington's decision to transfer the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. The meeting of foreign Ministers was held on the sidelines of the meeting of the Council of foreign Ministers of States parties to the OSCE in Vienna.
"We asked them to explain the meaning of decisions that have been taken on the eventual transfer of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem," — Lavrov said in comments to RIA Novosti.
He also added that Moscow would like to understand what the consequences of this step, see the Americans as part of the effort undertaken by the "Quartet on the middle East" under the auspices of the United Nations..
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