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Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Meets French Ambassador To Russia

Sergei Chernov, the Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, met French Ambassador to Russia Claude Blanchemaison on Monday. They exchanged opinions on a wide range of issues in the two countries' relations, mainly in the field of security, the press service of the Russian Security Council said on Monday. They also discussed Russian Security Council Secretary Vladimir Rushailo's forthcoming trip to France. This trip is expected to focus on the interaction between Russia and France in combating terrorism. Oleg Chernov expressed his condolences to the French Ambassador for the death of French journalists in Afghanistan. (ira/kaf) 12/11/01 15:55