At its Wednesday session the Federation Council, upper parliamentary house, unanimously ratified the Agreement on key principles of military-technical cooperation between states, parties to the Collective Security Treaty. Vadim Gustov, chairman of the upper house committee for CIS affairs, has explained that the agreement's objective is to implement provisions of the Collective Security Treaty in military-technical cooperation of the states, parties to the treaty. The agreement stipulates a special procedure, on preferential terms, of military product deliveries in the interests of military formations detached to the multilateral forces and collective security regions. Gustov stressed that military products would be delivered on terms similar to own armed forces.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18