British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected to visit Moscow next week to have talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, a diplomatic source told TASS on Tuesday.


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“Boris Johnson will arrive in the Russian capital next week at the invitation of the Russian minister,” the source said. “The talks are expected to address the Russian-UK relations and current international issues, including Syria and Ukraine.”


Russia’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov met with Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Alan Duncan on March 10 in London. After the talks, Duncan wrote on his Twitter account it was a “direct but respectful meeting.”




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