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Russian Foreign Minister to discuss Ukraine with Tillerson, - media
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during the meeting in Bonn on Thursday, February 16. This was reported by the deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, reports RIA agency.

This will be the first time Lavrov meets his newly appointed counterpart and comes as US-Russia relations are under particular scrutiny following the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to improve ties with the Kremlin.

Earlier it was reported that Tillerson stands for providing lethal weapons to Ukraine. Nominee for US State Secretary position announced this during the Senate hearing.

Earlier Russia accuses Ukraine of using weapons of mass destruction in the Donbas, Kyiv denies accusation

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