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Russia, US understand need for Putin-Biden summit, no date set: Kremlin

Moscow, Nov 9 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia and the United States understand the need for a meeting of Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden but an agreement on a timeframe for the summit is yet to be reached, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.
"There is an understanding that it is necessary to hold a meeting, that the two presidents should continue their communication but no exact timeframe has been set yet," Peskov told reporters, asked if Putin and Biden could hold a meeting early next year.
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China warns away US warship in South China sea

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