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    Hollande Will Discuss Syria With Putin at Normandy Quartet Meeting in Paris

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    French President Francois Hollande will discuss the Syrian crisis with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Normandy Quartet meeting on October 2, a source in the Palace of Elysee said Thursday.

    PARIS (Sputnik) – According to the source, Putin and Hollande will discuss the current situation in Syria, as well as bilateral relations between Paris and Moscow.

    The source added that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will also hold bilateral talks with Putin on the same day.

    On Friday, the so-called Normandy Quartet of Ukraine, France, Germany, and Russia will meet in Paris to continue talks and discuss additional measures to implement Minsk peace agreements reached in February.

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