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Russian foreign minister won’t return Kerry’s call (but he served in Vietnam!)
Foreign Policy ^ | 2/13/2013 | Josh Rogin

Posted on 02/13/2013 1:42:15 PM PST by llevrok


At Wednesday's State Department press briefing, outgoing Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland denied that Kerry was frantically trying to reach Lavrov. (The Cable has confirmed that Nuland will soon be replaced at the podium by White House Deputy Press Secretary Jen Psaki.)

"There's been nothing frantic about it. He reached out to Foreign Minister Lavrov yesterday, made it clear again today that he's ready to talk whenever Foreign Minister Lavrov can find the time," Nuland said.

On Tuesday, Nuland said that Kerry had called Lavrov early in the morning and was hoping to connect with him by the end of that day. Lavrov has been traveling in Africa, she noted.(snip)

"Maybe you could text him," one reporter joked.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: johnkerry; secstatekerry

1 posted on 02/13/2013 1:42:22 PM PST by llevrok
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To: llevrok

Maybe he has better things to do than chin wag with Tarayza’s boy toy.

2 posted on 02/13/2013 1:46:10 PM PST by Argus
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