Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold negotiations with his counterpart from Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov in Moscow today. The Turkmen leader will arrive in Moscow on a one-day official visit, the president's press service reported. They will negotiate regional problems and the situation in Afghanistan, in the first place. In addition, Putin and Niyazov will discuss problems of the Caspian Sea, economic relations between Russia and Turkmenistan and outlooks for their interactions within the framework of the CIS. At the end of negotiations the presidents are expected to sign a joint communique and some other documents.
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