Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Saud Al-Faisal is to arrive in Islamabad Thursday to discuss the situation in and around Afghanistan. The negotiations will focus on the political future of Afghanistan, on forming a post-Taliban government and on US military actions. Prince Saud will also inform the Pakistani side on the opinion of the EU leaders (with whom he negotiated earlier) on these problems. The visit of EU High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Javier Solana to the kingdom has been postponed in connection with the Saudi Minister's trip to Pakistan.
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