Russia says closely monitoring signals from Trump's team: RIA
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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday thatRussia was closely monitoring any signals from the team of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump regarding its future foreign policy, RIA news agency reported.

Trump is expected to name Rex Tillerson, chief executive of Exxon Mobil XOM.N, as Washington's top diplomat, a source familiar with the situation said on Saturday. The appointment would add another figure in Trump's cabinet with close ties to Russia.

(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; editing by Christian Lowe)