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Lavrov and Blinken To Meet During OSCE Session

Dec. 1, 2021 (EIRNS)—Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet on the sidelines of the upcoming session of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing today, as reported by TASS.

“During the OSCE Ministerial Council session, the Russian top diplomat is scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, the OSCE chairperson-in-office, the OSCE secretary general and the U.S. Secretary of State, as well as with the Foreign Ministers of Austria, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Serbia, Spain and Turkey. Several other meetings are under consideration,”

Zakharova said.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said earlier that the Foreign Ministers could discuss preparations for contacts between Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Joe Biden on the sidelines of the OSCE ministerial meeting.

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