One in every of Moscow’s high diplomats joked to President Donald Trump on Thursday after touring the White Home that he was disenchanted to not have seen the “secret” Russia room.
“Thanks for the tour of the White Home,” Vasily Nebenzya, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, instructed Trump at a lunch for the members of the UN Safety Council.
“We noticed the China room, however we did not see the Russia room,” Nebenzya stated to laughter from across the desk, including that he questioned if such a room existed however was “high secret.”
Nebenzya’s quip adopted remarks by China’s UN ambassador, Zhang Jun, who thanked Trump for his hospitality, saying, “We’ve got made a tour round this variety of rooms: the inexperienced one, the crimson one and likewise the China room.”
That obtained laughs from the US president and the group of diplomats.
The White Home does have a China Room, however this refers to a group of porcelain housed there, reasonably than the nation.
China and Russia have by no means been removed from Trump’s agenda since he received the White Home in 2016. He’s embroiled in a commerce struggle with Beijing and accused by quite a few home critics of murky relations with the Kremlin.
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