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Situation in Afghanistan, Asia-Pacific region to figure in maiden Russia-India 2+2 talks on December 6

Moscow, Nov 25 (UNI) The situation in Afghanistan, the Asia-Pacific region and Syria will be on the agenda of the first Russia-India 2+2 talks in New Delhi on December 6, when the Foreign and Defence Ministers of the two sides will be meeting.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will be in India to participate in the maiden 2+2 format meeting with their Indian counterparts, Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on December 6. The 2+2 meeting will be held at the time of the annual summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"On December 6, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, together with our country's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, will hold talks with their Indian counterparts in New Delhi," Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, Sputnik reported.
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