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MOSCOW, May 7 (Itar-Tass) - Russia expects U.S. President Barack Obama in Moscow after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G8 summit in Great Britain, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday after talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
“Today we had a very busy day of talks,” he noted. According to Lavrov, at a meeting with Kerry, President Vladimir Putin confirmed he had read Obama’s message and was preparing a reply that would be sent to Washington soon.
Putin and Obama are expected to meet on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Great Britain on June 17-18. “After that, we expect Obama to visit Russia,” Lavrov added.