Russian President Vladimir Putin and Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri are discussing the situation in the Middle East, in Palestine and around Iraq. Their talks have started in the Kremlin's Reception office some minutes ago. Opening the meeting, Vladimir Putin said he "would like to discuss the situation in the Middle East, in Palestine and around Iraq" with the Lebanese Prime Minister. Russia is playing a special role in the Mideastern peace process, Hariri said.
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