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Ambassador of Nepal to India Nilambar Acharya at Parliament complex, during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Foreign envoys during their visit to the Hazratbal shrine, in Srinagar. Envoys are on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the development work and the situation in the Union territory, especially after the successful completion of the District Development Council elections.

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Foreign envoys interact with Mayor Srinagar, DDC chairpersons, BDC chairpersons and Municipal Council Chairpersons from all parties, in Srinagar. Envoys are on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the development work and the situation in the Union territory, especially after the successful completion of the District Development Council elections.

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Cavalcade of European Union envoys as they return from Magam area of Budgam district after a meeting with locals, in Srinagar. A delegation of 24 envoys from several countries, including European Union, Latin America and Africa, is on a two day visit to Jammu and Kashmir for assessing the situation following abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019.

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Foreign envoys interact with Mayor Srinagar, DDC chairpersons, BDC chairpersons and Municipal Council Chairpersons from all parties, in Srinagar. Envoys are on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the development work and the situation in the Union territory, especially after the successful completion of the District Development Council elections.

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U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster delivers a farewell policy address on the US-India partnership, in New Delhi.

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Envoys from various countries arrive to visit Bharat Biotech and Biological E. Ltd to review the development of COVID-19 vaccine, in Hyderabad.

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64 envoys from various countries arrive at Bharat Biotech to review the development of COVID-19 vaccine, in Hyderabad.

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64 envoys of various countries arrive at Shamshabad Airport to visit Bharat Biotech and Biological E. Ltd and review the development of COVID-19 vaccine, in Hyderabad.

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Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra holds a virtual meeting with Nepal Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi in Kathmandu.

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President Ram Nath Kovind accepts credentials from Philip Barton, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom via video conferencing, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Journalist film as an ambulance leaves the residence of the Chinese ambassador, in the central Israeli city of Herzliya. Du Wei, 58, who was appointed envoy in February in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, was found dead in his home north of Tel Aviv on Sunday, Israel's Foreign Ministry said. No cause of death was given and Israeli police said it was investigating.

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Jaideep Mazumdar, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Philippines, interacts onboard AI 1375 with the passengers from Delhi, Haryana, UP, HP and Uttarakhand travelling to New Delhi. Indian nationals, stranded in various countries amid COVID-19 pandemic, are being repatriated under Vande Bharat Mission.

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India's new ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu presents his credential to US President Donald Trump in his Oval Office of the White House, in Washington.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar (R) shakes hands with new Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Senior diplomat Harsh Vardhan Shringla (R) arrives at South Block to take charge as the next foreign secretary, in New Delhi.

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Owner of Real Kashmir Football Club Sandeep Chattoo with the US envoy to India Kenneth I Juster, who was part of the envoy delegation visit Kashmir, in Srinagar.

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A convoy of New Delhi-based diplomats passes through Srinagar.

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Security vehicles of police guard a convoy of New Delhi-based diplomats passing through Srinagar.

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Policemen guard as a convoy of New Delhi-based diplomats passes through Srinagar. Envoys from 15 countries including the United States are visiting Kashmir starting Thursday for two days, the first by New Delhi-based diplomats since India stripped the region of its semi-autonomous status and imposed a harsh crackdown in early August.

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In this file photo, Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington DC. Shringla on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2019 was appointed as Foreign Secretary.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with a driver of an electric vehicle at a metro station in New Delhi. India and Germany agreed to enhance cooperation in tackling climate change, cybersecurity, skill development, artificial intelligence, energy security, civil aviation and defense production.

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United States’ Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster accompanied by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu with monks at Sera Jey Monastery at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.

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United States’ Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster, accompanied by Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu, being welcomed during the 2nd day of Tawang festival at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.

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Pakistani delegation address the media before coming to India for the third round of talks on 'Kartapur Sahib Corridor', at Wagha-Attari Border.

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Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria pays tribute to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, in Islamabad.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during a meeting with British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith, in New Delhi.

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British Deputy High Commissioner to India, Jan Thompson and former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes during the screening of the India-England ICC cricket Word cup match 2019, at British High Commissioner's residence, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman during a call on by US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster, in New Delhi.

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Diplomats perform yoga during Yoga Celebration for the Diplomatic Corps on the occasion of 5th International Day of Yoga at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi.

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US Consul General Edgard Kagan visits a food stall during Ramadan outside Minara Masjid at Mohammed Ali Road, in Mumbai.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Sandeep Warrior takes a selfie with his teammates (L-R) Carlos Brathwaite, KC Cariappa, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Prithvi Raj Yarra and Shrikant Munde during an interaction with media, in Kolkata.

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United States Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster and American artist Karen Lukas during the unveiling of the 'Blue Room' at Roosevelt House, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind accepts credentials from Nepal Ambassador-designate Nilambar Acharya at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Former India cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi interacts with the Australian cricket team players as Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu looks on during a reception hosted by Australian High Commissioner, in New Delhi.

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi shakes hands with former diplomat Meera Shankar during a meeting with the Ambassadors /High Commissioners of G-20 and neighbouring countries, in New Delhi.

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Congress Prsident Rahul Gandhi greets the Ambassadors/High Commissioners of G-20 and neighbouring countries, during a meeting in New Delhi. Former party chief Sonia Gandhi is also seen.

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Congress Prsident Rahul Gandhi greets the Ambassadors/High Commissioners of G-20 and neighbouring countries, during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh with the Ambassadors/High Commissioners of G-20 and neighbouring countries, during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Saudi Arabia's ambassador to India Saud Mohammed Al-Sati at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria during a call on, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind receives credentials from Maldivian Ambassador Aishath Mohamed Didi at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, seated front row forth from left, participates in a virtual reality demonstration at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer are sitting alongside.

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U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster hoists his national flag on the Sangam in Allahabad. Ambassadors and other officers of various countries hoisted their national flags on the banks of the Yamuna ahead of the upcoming Kumbh mela festival, scheduled to begin in January.

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Representatives from, left to right, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, U.S., Uzbekistan and Venezuela hoist their national flags on the Sangam in Allahabad. Ambassadors and other officers of various countries hoisted their national flags on the banks of the Yamuna ahead of the upcoming Kumbh mela festival, scheduled to begin in January.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik meets Sidharto Reza, Indonesian ambassador to India, at secretariat in Bhubaneswar.

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Turkish police officers prepare to enter the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi to conduct a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul. A pro-government Turkish newspaper published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance.

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In this file photo dated April 27, 2005 is seen former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Annan died today after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced.

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SGPC members present a memento to Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui during his visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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American Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster with US Deputy Chief of Mission MaryKay L Carlson during a reception ceremony to commemorate the 242nd anniversary of independence of USA, in New Delhi.

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh during a meeting with Israel’s ambassador to India Daniel Carmon, in Chandigarh.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley poses for a selfie during a visit to Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley being felicitated by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President Manjit Singh GK (L) as US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster (2nd R) looks on, during a visit to Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley and US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster participate in langar seva as Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President Manjit Singh GK (in blue turban) looks on, during a visit to Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley and US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster participate in langar seva as Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President Manjit Singh GK (in blue turban) looks on, during a visit to Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley during a visit to Baptist Church, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley during a visit to Jama Masjid, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley during a visit to Gauri Shankar temple in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley offers prayers during a visit to Gauri Shankar temple in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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U.S. Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley gives a high five to a child at Mukhti Ashram, a shelter for rescued child labor, in New Delhi. Haley is on a two day visit to India during which she will meet Indian prime minister, senior Indian officials, business leaders and students.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley with US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster pose for photographs during a visit to Humayun's Tomb, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley waves during a visit to Humayun's Tomb, in New Delhi.

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US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley talks to the media during a visit at Humayun's Tomb, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi with Diplomats during the Iftar party in New Delhi.

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Diplomats attend the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in New Delhi.

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India's Ambassador to the US, Navtej Singh Sarna speaks at an event in Washington DC organized by CSIS.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prepare to toast at a ceremony of receiving credentials from foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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A plane carrying Russian diplomats and their family members ordered to leave the U.S. is parked after landing at Vnukovo 2 government airport outside Moscow, Russia. The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow's alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain.

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Bus passengers hold up a Russian flag as they leave the Russian Embassy in Washington. A group of Russian diplomats, who earlier in the week were ordered by the US Administration to leave the country, and their families have left Russia's embassy and will fly to Moscow.

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Consulate employees remove the U.S flag at the U.S. consulate in St.Petersburg, Russia. Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat response that intensified the Kremlin's rupture with the United States and Europe.

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Pakistani High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood during the conference on "Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding and Moderation", in New Delhi.

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Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu with Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu addressing joint press conference in Amritsar.

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U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson, center, is accompanied by Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera, center right, Secretary of the Interior Alfonso Navarrete Prida, center left, and other Mexican and U.S. officials during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new U.S. embassy slated to cost nearly $1 billion, in Mexico City.

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US ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster receives a token from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami at Secretariat in Chennai.

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U S Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster tries making 'Patachitra', cloth-based scroll painting of Bengal, during an event in Kolkata.

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U S Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster tries his handa on an instrument of a folk artist during an event in Kolkata.

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US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster calls on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.

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US ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster

US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster speaks about the inaugural policy on US-India relations in New Delhi.

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Chinese delegation celebrating after the receiving ‘Diplomats for Peace’ award in New Delhi.

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The damage vehicle of Myanmar Consul General in Kolkata Pyi Soe, after it collided with a truck in Giridih district.

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Abdul Sattar, Pakistan’s ex-envoy to India and former foreign minister

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Ronen Sen, former Indian ambassador to the US

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Diplomat and writer Asoke Mukerji (left) shares an idea with former home secretary G.K. Pillai

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Indian Ambassador to US Navtej Singh Sarna joining yoga enthusiasts to celebrate international yoga day at the National Mall in Washington DC.

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Indian Ambassador to China Vijay Gokhale (extreme right) along with his Pakistan counterpart Masood Khalid, Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, Secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) General Rashid Alimov, beating the drum heralding the admission of India and Pakistan as new members of the SCO at its headquarters, in Beijing.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Dongchea Chung, Special envoy of newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-In and his delegation at a meeting, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hands with Dongchea Chung, Special envoy of newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-In, at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, and his Sri Lankan counter part Ranil Wickremesinghe, right, arrive at the Gangaramaya Buddhist temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit at an interview with the PTI, in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal greets the Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui at his office, in Dispur.

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Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit talks to media after attending a programme of Centre for Peace and Progress, in New Delhi.

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