Lavrov Ready to Listen to Blinken’s Proposal on Prisoner Exchange
The Foreign Ministry is not one of them. But still, I'll listen to what he [Blinken] has to say," Lavrov told reporters.CNN has reported that the Biden administration is offering to exchange Russian citizen Viktor Bout for US citizens Paul Whelan and Brittney Griner. On Thursday, State Department spokesman Ned Price said the US had requested a conversation between Blinken and Lavrov. Moscow, according to the US side, confirmed receipt of the request.