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Lavrov, Kerry ‘run into each other’ at hotel, have brief chat

Russian worldwide minister Sergey Lavrov and US specific presidential envoy John Kerry met briefly throughout the Indian capital on Tuesday and talked about climate-related points.

Lavrov and Kerry have been in India for separate bilateral conferences – the Russian minister met his Indian counterpart to arrange the grounds for an annual summit whereas the US envoy was holding talks aimed toward mitigating India’s fossil energy use.

“The 2 bumped into one another by happenstance staying on the similar lodge and chatted for a couple of minutes about local weather,” the US embassy said with out giving particulars.

Individuals accustomed to developments on the Russian side moreover confirmed the encounter. The oldsters said on scenario of anonymity that the assembly was sought by the US side and lasted almost quarter-hour.

Kerry, in his earlier operate as secretary of state throughout the Barack Obama administration, and Lavrov had carried out key roles throughout the protracted negotiations that led to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

The US embassy said that over the following couple of days, Kerry will meet with a wide range of representatives of the Indian authorities, private sector and non-governmental organisations.

Lavrov travelled to Pakistan from India hours after his talks with exterior affairs minister S Jaishankar.

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