Vladimir Putin, by his decree in the wake of the adoption of the UN Security Council's resolution on Libya, lifted sanctions against that country, the president's press service reports.
The head of state instructed all state institutions, enterprises and companies under Russian jurisdiction to proceed from the fact that from Sept. 12, 2003, sanctions against the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya are lifted.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge