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MOSCOW, December 4 (Itar-Tass) — The working schedule of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov won’t change. As the Russian Foreign Ministry reported, the minister will go to Brussels from Istanbul to participate in a ministerial meeting of the Russia-NATO Council.
At the meeting, the sides will discuss the problems which cause concern of the Russian side, including NATO’s plans to deploy, at the request of Turkey, Patriot missile air defense systems on its border with Syria. The meeting agenda includes ABM problems and the situation in Afghanistan. The foreign ministers are also expected to discuss the situation in the region of Western Balkans, in the Middle East and North Africa.
Turkish newspapers reported that Lavrov had suffered a broken arm while visiting Istanbul.