By empty (5/19/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)Russia\'s Foreign Ministry says it shares ambassadors\' concerns over a rise in attacks on foreigners and threats against embassies in Russia. But the ministry said Russians were also the victims of violent attacks, and such incidents should not be considered examples of racial intolerance. Ambassadors representing the diplomatic corps in Moscow met the Russian Foreign Minister, Igor Ivanov, on Saturday to express their concerns.
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