Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Boris Bolotin and Lebanese Minister of Culture Ghassan Salameh signed a programme on cultural cooperation between Russia and Lebanon for 2001-2003 in Beirut on Friday. The programme envisages an exchange in the spheres of science and intellectual activity, exhibitions and seminars, tours of Russian theatre troupes, and the admission of Lebanese students into Russian universities. According to Salameh, Lebanon is particularly interested in the establishment of a ballet school and the restoration of historic monuments with its Russian partners.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18