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    Lavrov Holding Talks With N. Korean Foreign Minister in Manila

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is holding talks with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on Monday on the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and Related Meetings in Manila.

    MANILA (Sputnik) — Lavrov arrived in the Philippines on Sunday to participate in the events within ASEAN. The minister has already held a number of bilateral meetings including with the foreign ministers of Turkey, China and the United States.

    Earlier in the day, the North Korean foreign minister held a meeting with his Chinese counterpart.

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