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    Russian Ambassador, US Under Secretary of State to Meet Behind Closed Doors

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    Russian Ambassador to the United States and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will hold a meeting behind closed doors on Friday, the US State Department reported.

    US Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon will meet with Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov on Friday at the State Department, the public schedule revealed.

    "Under Secretary Shannon meets with Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov at the Department of State," the schedule said, noting that they plan to meet at 11:00 a.m. EST (3:00 p.m. GMT).

    Earlier, the White House announced that US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov met to discuss a range of issues including the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.

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