Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Vyacheslav Trubnikov and his Canadian counterpart Jim Wright, who is in Moscow in connection with a regular round of the Russian-Canadian consultations on strategic stability, discussed issues of joint struggle against terrorism, stepping up the world community's efforts to counteract new threats to international security and stability. In the course of the talks it was noted that Russia and Canada share opinions of these problems, which creates a good basis to intensify bilateral cooperation in this direction, the Russian Foreign Ministry emphasised. The sides also discussed issues related to future political status of Afghanistan, drawing that country out of the crisis and ensuring its democratic development.
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