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Mashnouq Heads to Moscow for Diplomatic, Security Talks

Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq is scheduled to travel to the Russian capital Moscow later this month for talks with various officials, reported al-Liwaa newspaper on Saturday.

It said that he is set to discuss diplomatic and security issues with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Kolokoltsev, deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, and the head of intelligence.

Mashnouq's talks will also touch on regional developments, especially those in Syria and Iraq, and their impact on Lebanon.

The interior minister is scheduled to travel to Moscow on June 19.

M.T.


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