The Russian side has proposed to make a Statement of the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries on Afghanistan, experts from the group which prepared the analytical report "Results of the CIS 10-Years' Activity and Long-Term Tasks" for the anniversary CIS summit told RIA Novosti. The document's draft expresses support of the Afghan political settlement under the UN auspices, in accordance with the UN Security Council's Resolution No. 1378. It also stresses the need to establish a multi-ethnic and widely representative government in Afghanistan and confirms the CIS firm intention to contribute to the creation of a global anti-terrorist system and to cooperate with all interested countries and international organisations with the UNO and the UN Security Council playing the leading role.
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