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    Russian, Iranian Foreign Ministers Meet on SCO Summit Sidelines

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Iranian colleague Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, a Sputnik correspondent reported Friday.

    ASTANA (Sputnik) — Lavrov arrived at the summit venue in the Kazakh capital of Astana and immediately made way to a room where the Iranian delegation was expecting him.

    A source in the Iranian delegation told Sputnik earlier that the "possibility of this meeting" was "being worked out."

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