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Medvedev, Obama To Meet Next Month In Japan

The two leaders will meet in Japan
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. President Barack Obama will hold talks on the sidelines of an APEC summit in Japan next month.

The Kremlin's statement said that the meeting will take place "in Yokohama in Japan on November 13-14." The statement gave no further details.

The two leaders will travel to Japan after attending a Group of 20 economic summits in South Korea on November 11-12.

White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said that Obama's relationship with Medvedev was one of the "closest and most active" with any foreign leader.

compiled from agency reports