Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov will meet his Chinese counterpart Tang Jiaxuan on January 7 in Beijing. This information was disclosed by informed sources in the Russian capital. The sources added that the Russian Minister would set out for Beijing on January 6. The next day he will take part in the extraordinary session of the Shanghai Cooperation organisation (SCO.) The situation in Afghanistan, progress of the US anti-terrorist operation, as well as ways to combat international terrorism and the issues of developing bilateral cooperation are expected to be on top of the agenda during the bilateral meeting of the two officials.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
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