Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chairman of the Republic of China Jiang Zemin had a telephone conversation Thursday, following the announcement by the United States of its intention to withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM), reports the Kremlin press service. The two leaders see eye to eye on problems of maintaining strategic balance in the world and preserving international stability and security, says the Kremlin press service. In this connection, the sides underscored the importance of stepping up their joint effort to prevent international destabilization and of pursuing a consistent course toward a reliable strategic stability system, based upon international legal mechanisms, Kremlin spokespeople report.
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
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