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    King of Bahrain to Go to Moscow Monday for Talks With Putin

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    King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa is expected to fly into Moscow on Monday for talks on regional and international issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the King's administration said Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier, a diplomatic source in the Kingdom of Bahrain stated that the Bahraini delegation, headed by the minister of defense, will sign a military cooperation agreement with Russia during the upcoming Army-2016 military expo.

    "His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa will pay an official visit to Moscow tomorrow — Monday — to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin," the Royal Court's announcement, carried by the Bahrain News Agency, read.

    "The two leaders will discuss ways of bolstering joint ties in all fields, in addition to latest regional and international developments," the message continued.

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