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Russia Says Relations With U.S. Pragmatic, But No Reset

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said there was no new reset in relations with the United States, but that both sides engaged in a pragmatic and realistic dialogue, RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Commenting on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's recent visit to Russia, Lavrov said he would not characterize that as a new reset.

"I would call it a return to the previous normal level," the agency cited Lavrov as saying in an interview with Bloomberg news agency.

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