PM Modi likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart in Russia

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New Delhi, July 6: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Russia, media reported on Monday.

The meeting is likely to take place on the sidelines of a summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Russian city of Ufa this week.

PM Modi likely to meet Nawaz Sharif

The meeting is set to take place on July 10.

The move has come after PM Modi congratulated PM Sharif at the start of the holy month of Ramazan.

However, sources say this is no way indicates the resumption of dialogue just yet.

Details and structure of the meeting have not been revealed by the officials.

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PM Modi is expected to raise the issue of terrorism, release of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi.

Both the leaders last met at the SAARC summit in Kathmandu held in the last week of November. No formal talk took place between them.

According to media reports, the Indian PMO (Prime Minister's Office) is expected to make an official announcement on this very soon.

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