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Russian, Belarusian foreign ministers to hold talks in Moscow on Wednesday - Interfax

FILE PHOTO: Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei (R) welcomes his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov before a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Minsk, Belarus April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko reuters_tickers
This content was published on August 31, 2020 - 14:17

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei in Moscow on Wednesday, the Interfax news agency reported, in the wake of a disputed election that has sparked protests and strikes in Belarus.

The Kremlin said at the weekend that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko had agreed to meet in Moscow in the coming weeks.

(Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Polina Ivanova)

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