Issues of intensifying international efforts to fight terrorism were the focus of the meeting between Vyacheslav Trubnikov, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, and Gianfranco Facco Bonetti, the new Italian Ambassador to Russia. According to the Information and Press Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, the officials also discussed several burning issues of international policy. On the Ambassador's request, Trubnikov informed him about the present situation with multilateral cooperation in the CIS (the Commonwealth of Independent States.) In addition, the sides discussed certain issues of bilateral cooperation. The Russian Foreign Ministry reported that the sides had noted "the high level of efficiency of Russo-Italian partnership."
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
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