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Pompeo will meet with Putin in Russia next week

In this image, Mike Pompeo talks.
Mike Pompeo. Photo: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a trip to Russia next week, the State Department announced Friday.

Details: Pompeo is set to speak with Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on May 14 in Sochi to discuss "bilateral and multilateral challenges" between the U.S. and Russia. It will be Pompeo's first trip to Russia during his tenure heading the State Department.

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