Armenian President Robert Kocharyan arrives on an official visit in Tehran on Tuesday. The sides have prepared for signing a package of documents on the development of cooperation in the spheres of energy, customs, construction of roads, environmental protection, science, education and culture, Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi told journalists. According to him, the talks will focus on international and regional issues, for instance the problem of Nagorny Karabakh. Iran still supports the peaceful Karabakh settlement and is ready to act as intermediary between Yerevan and Baku.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia