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MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet on Tuesday to discuss Syria and Ukraine, as well as the Libyan crisis, the Middle East peace process and cooperation within the UN Security Council, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

“Lavrov and Le Drian will consider in detail the current issues of the Russian-French relationship during the negotiations. They will discuss joint steps for improving interaction on the anti-terrorist track, exchange views on the settlement of the most pressing international problems, including the situation in Ukraine, Syria, Libya, in the Sahara-Sahel Region and in the Middle East,” the ministry said in a statement posted on its website on Monday.

“The foreign ministers of the two countries will also coordinate their positions regarding the agenda of the UN Security Council in which France and Russia closely cooperate as permanent members,” the statement said.

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