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Kerry, Lavrov may meet in Rome for Middle East talks — diplomat

The meeting is being prepared

HAVANA, November 30. /TASS/. Russian and US top diplomats, Sergey Lavrov and John Kerry, may hold a meeting in Rome, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Wednesday.

"This meeting is being prepared but the purpose of our minister’s visit to Rome is the participation in an international conference on the Middle East problems," Ryabkov said.

"The US secretary of state will also be there. I think that the meeting [of Lavrov and Kerry] will take place but its final details are still being coordinated," he added.

On December 1-3, Rome will host the Rome Mediterranean Dialogues conference.