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    The meeting of the Russian and US presidents, Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, on the sidelines of G20 summit is likely to take place on Monday, but it may also take place later on Sunday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The G20 summit is currently underway in the Chinese city of Hangzhou.

    "Most likely, [they will meet] tomorrow, but it [the meeting] also cannot be ruled out today, on the summit sidelines," Peskov told RIA Novosti.

    Earlier in the day, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow and Washington are close to reaching a deal on Syria, which could help to differentiate terrorists from opponents of Damascus, who are ready for political process.

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