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    According to Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault will discuss the consequences of the Brexit referendum during their meeting on June 29 in Paris.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault will discuss the consequences of the Brexit referendum during their meeting on June 29 in Paris, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

    "The foreign ministers will exchange opinions on Russia-EU relations. In this context, the discussion will likely include possible consequences of the UK referendum on leaving the European Union," ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

    Lavrov and Ayrault will also discuss anti-terrorism cooperation and major international issues, including the situations in Syria, Libya and Ukraine, according to the spokeswoman.

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