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    Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Nawaz Sharif and Ashraf Ghani.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shangahi Cooperation Organization and BRICS summits in Russia's Ufa on July 10, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said Monday.

    "Two discussions of our president and Afghan leader and Pakistani prime minister [will take place]," Ushakov told journalists.

    Both summits will be held in the Russian city of Ufa later this week. The five BRICS emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – will meet from July 8 to 9.

    The SCO – which is a political, economic and military organization founded by China, Russia, and Central Asia’s Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – is scheduled for July 9-10. Pakistan and Afghanistan have the status of observer states within the organization.

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