Uzbek President Islam Karimov has postponed his visit to Austria scheduled for October 8-10 in connection with the large-scale operation against international terrorism in the immediate proximity to Uzbekistan, the president's press service said. Austria regards this decision with understanding, the press service noted. Karimov is expected to visit Austria in the near future.
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya