France, Russia to discuss anti-terrorism at meeting on bilateral ties

09:05, March 31, 2010      

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France and Russia will discuss anti- terrorism operation during their next meeting of bilateral relations, French prime minister's office said Tuesday in a statement.

According to the statement, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon talked with his Russia counterpart by telephone Tuesday and they have agreed that "the issue of the fight against terrorism would be discussed at the forthcoming meeting on Franco-Russian relations."

Twin bombings rocked subway stations in central Moscow on Monday morning during the rush hours, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 70.

The Russian capital held a Day of Mourning Tuesday for victims of the catastrophe with flags flown at half mast over Kremlin and the State Duma buildings.

Fillon reiterated his condolence and sympathy to Russian people and called to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Source: Xinhua
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