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MOSCOW, October 16. /TASS/. Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov may meet lawmakers from Russia’s State Duma on Thursday, a member of the Russian lower house Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Ties with Compatriots told Russian News Service Radio on Thursday.
“A meeting will be closed for press. It will begin at about 2pm Moscow time (10am GMT),” Robert Shlegel added.
The parliamentary committee confirmed the possibility of this meeting to TASS.
Mykola Azarov occupied the post of Ukrainian prime minister from 2010 to 2014. He is the former leader of the Party of Regions. The current Kiev authorities accuse him of abuse of power.