Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara exchanged their opinions concerning the UN Security Council draft resolution on the postwar settlement in Iraq.
The Ministers exchanged their opinions on May 21 in a telephone conversation initiated by Igor Ivanov, the Russian Foreign Ministry's department of information and press reported.
Mutually acceptable decisions on the draft resolution on Iraq could be already taken this week, the Russian Foreign Minister disclosed yesterday in the course of his visit to Kiev. Ivanov believes that "in the course of the forthcoming discussions at the UN Security Council it will be possible to create a favourable background for attraction of the international community to the postwar settlement in Iraq."
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year