The Arab countries will not issue separate statements in connection with the events around Afghanistan, but will adopt a joint statement at a conference of foreign ministers on October 9th in Doha, Qatar, said a well-informed source in the UAE. An extraordinary conference of foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Conference member-states will open in Doha on October 10. Qatar is the current chairman of OIC which groups 55 states.
Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the state of affairs in the Sea of Azov
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club that Russia will never initiate military actions, including with the use of nuclear weapons