After the September 11 developments the United States stands more chance to settle the Arab-Israeli conflict because now America can bring a tougher pressure to bear on Israel. This perspective was voiced at a RIA Novosti press conference on Thursday by a well-known Russian politologist, Sergei Karaganov, chief of the External and Defense Policy Council. Meanwhile, he believes that this will not inevitably lead to real settlement. "I do not rule out that one and the same forces stand behind Osama bin Laden and Palestinian leaders". said the Moscow political scientist.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria