Mexico has made "great progress" in combatting a possible bird flu outbreak in the country and has declared 15 of its 31 states &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/87/347/16346_birdflu.html' target=_blank>bird flu free, an agriculture official said Wednesday.
Jose Antonio del Valle, director of animal health for Mexico's Agriculture Department, said it is hoped all 31 states and the capital will be officially free of bird flu before the end of 2006.
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