US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has no intention of contacting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

APA reports that Vedant Patel, the deputy head of the press service of the US State Department, said this at a briefing.

"We have no plans to meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov or to communicate in any other way. The Secretary of State had the opportunity to speak with him on the phone a month ago. He stressed the need to release the illegally detained US citizen, "The Wall Street Journal" reporter Evan. declared openly," he said.