Vice-premier of Iraq Tariq Aziz will pay a visit to Moscow next week, Dr. Mozher Al-Doury, Iraqi ambassador to Russia, informed RIA Novosti Wednesday. According to him, currently the terms and programme of the Iraqi vice-premier's visit to the Russian capital are being specified. The ambassador noted that the talks between Tariq Aziz and the Russian leaders are expected to focus on "issues of bilateral relations development, expansion of trade ties between Moscow and Baghdad, and settlement of the situation around Iraq."
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said