Russia's Lavrov, US's Tillerson to meet Aug. 6-8

August 3, 2017 20:30

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MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss the current state of relations between Moscow and Washington at a meeting in Manila next week, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

The two statesmen agreed to talk on the sidelines of an ASEAN regional security summit scheduled for Aug. 6-8 in Manila, the ministry said.

In a phone call on Thursday, they discussed the situation in North Korea and a range of global issues, it added.

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