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MOSCOW, July 25. /TASS/. The situation in Syria and Ukraine topped the agenda of the talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Canadian counterpart Stephane Dion on Monday.
According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the meeting was held on the sidelines of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) regional forum in Vientiane, Laos.
"During the conversation held in a constructive atmosphere (the two ministers) discussed pressing issues of the Russian-Canadian relations and the international agenda, including the situation in Syria and Ukraine," the ministry said.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will take part on Monday in the Russia-ASEAN ministerial meeting in Vientiane (Laos). On July 26, a meeting of the East Asia Summit foreign ministers and another session of the regional ASEAN security forum will be held. Lavrov will hold a number of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of these events, including with US Secretary of State John Kerry.