Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Saltanov and the Lebanese Ambassador to Moscow Boutros Assaker discussed, in particualr, the situation in the Middle East, the necessity to overcome the crisis, stabilize the situation and to resume the peace process, the press and information department of the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. "It is very important to stop the Palestinian-Israeli confrontation, resume the political process and to start a practical implementation of the recommendations of George Mitchell's commission," Alexander Saltanov said.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities