General Tommy Franks, Commander-in-Chief of the US Central Command, is satisfied with how the anti-terrorist operation is going on in Afghanistan. Speaking at a news conference in Tashkent, the American general said that the United States had started accomplishing its main task - the destruction and eradication of the global terrorist network. According to him, the destruction of the Taliban movement is a component part of this task. The general said that he was satisfied with how the operation in Afghanistan was going on and that in the past ten days there was an appreciable progress in the anti-terrorist operation. On Tuesday evening, General Tommy Franks arrived in Uzbekistan from Afghanistan. According to him, the main aim of his arrival is to visit the American servicemen at the Khanabad aerodrome in Uzbekistan in view of the Thanksgiving Day.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
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
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