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The new populist government in Italy had said that it wanted to restore traditionally close relations between Rome and Moscow, with sanctions to be reviewed.
Pakistan has welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to solve the Indo-Pak relation over Jammu and Kashmir's border issues.
However, Putin did convey his seasonal greetings to Obama, his family and the American people in a separate statement on Friday, sources said.
"We will not create problems for American diplomats. We will not expel anyone," Putin said in a statement.
The disagreement over the four southern Kuril islands, which Japan calls the Northern Territories, has kept the two countries from signing a peace agreement.
Deadly clashes erupted in Syria's Aleppo on Wednesday, putting the deal for the evacuation of rebel areas on hold.
President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine.
The first ever BRICS-BIMSTEC meet saying that the outreach with the BIMSTEC leaders was significant.
Five-nation bloc of emerging economies was "determined" to cooperate in the fight against terrorism: Putin