Russia wants all ethnic groups to be represented in the government of Afghanistan, said Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov on Tuesday. According to the minister, Moscow also wants the new Afghan government to enjoy broad international support and pursue policies promoting peace in the country. In addition, Moscow considers it crucial that Afghanistan should not be a threat to other countries, said Ivanov. He added that Russia and other countries would help find this political solution to the Afghanistan problem under the UN aegis.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Ilyushin 20 (Il-20) military electronic reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force with 14 servicemen on board that went off radar screens off the coast of Syria was shot down by Syrian air defense systems over the Mediterranean Sea