Kamal Kharazi and Joschka Fischer, respective Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iran and Germany, had a telephone conference Monday, December 30. They were discussing plans to overthrow Iraqi leader Saddam Hussain, allege certain Iranian-based periodicals.
An informed officer of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs press service resolutely denies those press reports. As things really were, the two ministers were discussing the latest regional reforms and changes, the Iraqi crisis, and bilateral contacts. Whatever military plans against Iraq were out of the agenda.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year