Presidents of Iran, Russia, China to meet in Astana
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is to meet his Chinese and Russian counterparts at a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kazakhstan, Iranian media reported on Monday.
Presidents Dimitri Medvedev and Hu Jintao, of Russia and China respectively, are expected to meet Ahmadinejad on the sidelines of the summit, which starts on Wednesday in Astana, the Mehr and Fars news agencies said.
Iran has been invited to attend the summit, which will bring together the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as an observer.
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