Sergei Shoigu, the aggressor country's Defence Minister, met with his Chinese counterpart Li Shangfu in New Delhi, where a meeting of the defence ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is taking place.
Source: Russian propagandists
Quote: "Shoigu met with the Chinese Defence Minister in New Delhi, where a meeting of the heads of the SCO defence ministers is taking place."
Details: It is reported that these are unscheduled talks and that Li Shangfu invited Shoigu to China.
Details of the talks between the ministers have not been disclosed.
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