First deputy ministers of Russia and Sweden, Vyacheslav Trubnikov and Hans Dahlgren, met in Moscow on Thursday to discuss ways of combating international terrorism, reported the Information and Press Department of the Russian foreign ministry. According to a foreign ministry source, the Swedish diplomat welcomed Russia's principled approach to the anti-terrorist campaign in Afghanistan. Pointing out the similarity of positions on post-conflict settlement in Afghanistan, the sides agreed that the country's future socio-legal system should meet the interests of all groups and layers of the Afghan population, which they believe will help strengthen peace and stability in Central Asia.
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