|Meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay|
|Vladimir Putin received UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay in the Kremlin to discuss prospects for cooperation between Russia and UNESCO.|
|UNESCO chief plans to step up cooperation during her visit to Russia Society & Culture|
|Audrey Azoulay noted that Russia is "an important pillar of the Organization and its active participant"|
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