The decision by the Russian leadership to close Russia's military base at Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay is in line with the existing bilateral agreement and was agreed on during consultations between the two governments, the director of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry's Press and Information Department, Phan Thu Thanh, said on Thursday. "We are confident that the multisided cooperation between Vietnam and Russia will continue developing, as before, on the basis of years-long traditionally friendly relations," the spokesman for Vietnam's Foreign Ministry emphasized. She pointed out that Vietnam will use the port of Cam Ranh for the country's optimum and active social and economic development.
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