OSCE-Turkmen partnership prospects came under discussion as Adrian Severin, Parliamentary Assembly President of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, sat in conference with Speaker Redjepbai Arazov of Turkmenistan's parliament, and Rashid Meredov, Minister of Foreign Affairs. The conferees pointed out an urgent necessity to establish a trans-Asian legislative forum to gather annually under the OSCE aegis and discuss security and other topical regional problems. As Mr. Severin was visiting Turkmenistan, he received firsthand information about its parliamentary arrangements, legislative specificities, and Foreign Ministry initiatives.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986