Blinken has not canceled meetings with Lavrov yet

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken extends a hand to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before talks to discuss security matters in Eastern Europe, at the President hotel in Geneva, Switzerland. Pavel Bednyakov on January 21, 2022. (Photo: CGTN)

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has not yet canceled a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov scheduled for Thursday, CNN reported, citing State Department sources.

The officials said they would closely monitor Russia's actions and prepare an important response on Tuesday, according to the report.

Part of the response may include a decision regarding the upcoming meeting between Blinken and Lavrov in Geneva.