Russia will counter attempts to legalize the US-British military operation against Iraq within the UN Security Council's framework. This was disclosed here today by Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, as he addressed a session of the foreign-and-defense policy council.
In his words, attempts will be made to find such options making it possible to legalize the current military operation in Iraq and that country's post-war political system under UNSC auspices, Ivanov stressed.
We'll be watching this process rather closely, Ivanov went on to say. Still we won't legalize this operation, he added.
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