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    Lavrov, Kerry to Discuss Anti-Russia Sanctions, Syria at APEC Session in Peru

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    The diplomats will discuss Washington's sanctions as well as the Syrian crisis.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to a question during his annual televised phone-in with the nation in central Moscow on April 16, 2015.
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry plan to meet on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ministerial session in Peru, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Wednesday.

    "The meeting is scheduled for [Thursday] November 17 local time. It will be late November 18 in Moscow," Ryabkov said.

    He specified that the diplomats plan to discuss a range of issues on the bilateral agenda, including Washington's sanctions targeting Russia, in addition to the situation in Aleppo, Syria.

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