Russia's Lavrov set to meet Tillerson during Africa tour

Russian foreign minister is set to visit five different countries, including Angola and Ethiopia, where he will hold talks with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is set to meet his US counterpart Rex Tillerson during his five-day Africa tour.

    Lavrov will visit five different countries, including Angola and Ethiopia, where he will hold talks with the US secretary of state.

    It comes at a time when Russia's trade on the continent of Africa is on the rise.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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