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    Russian Legislators to Visit Syria, Hope to Meet Top Officials during Visit

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    A member of the Russian lower house and a delegation member said that Russian parliamentarians currently in Syria on a working visit and a humanitarian mission expect to hold meetings with the country's government officials.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian parliamentarians currently in Syria on a working visit and a humanitarian mission expect to hold meetings with the country's government officials, Alexander Yushchenko, a member of the Russian lower house and a delegation member, said Saturday.

    "We have arrived for a working visit, meetings are planned with parliamentarians and representatives of Syria's executive authorities," Yushchenko told RIA Novosti.


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