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Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius holding a breakfast for European Union's (EU) foreign minister with Russian opposition figure and prominent critic of the Kremlin, Vladimir Kara-Murza, in Luxembourg on Monday.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Kara-Murza
Vladimir Vladimirovich Kara-Murza
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The meeting will be closely connected with the human rights issue envisaged on the agenda of the ministers, which will be discussed with participation of the EU's special envoy, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said.

Kara-Murza has reported two attempts to poison him. He has lately been living in the United States.

During the meeting in Luxembourg, the EU ministers should also discuss issues of Iran, North Korea and Turkey.

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