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MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will meet with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer in Moscow on Thursday, the Russian governmental press service said.
The press service said Medvedev and Maurer plan to discuss "relevant issues of cooperation between Russia and ICRC in reacting to humanitarian crises in different regions of the world."
Maurer is on a three-day visit in Moscow. The aim of his visit is to discuss cooperation in most relevant humanitarian spheres with the Russian leadership. On Wednesday, the ICRC president held a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. During the meeting, they paid special attention to the situation in eastern Ukraine and in Syria, in particular to issues of providing humanitarian aid to civilians.
The ICRC president will also hold separate meetings with Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov and Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolay Bordyuzha. Maurer is also expected to discuss humanitarian issues with representatives of the Russian Red Cross and experts. He will also participate in the special session at the Valdai international discussion club.