Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov has announced that Moscow is ready to cooperate with Cyprus in countering terrorism. Russia is ready "to exchange information on international terrorism, militant separatism and other fresh threats," the Russian Defence Minister said before the talks with his Cypriote counterpart Socratis Hasikos on Tuesday. These threats are new for many other countries but Russia and Cyprus "are very familiar with them," the minister added. Russia has always helped Cyprus, for instance, in strengthening its defence, the Cypriote Defence Minister said. According to him, the Cypriote authorities and people are much interested in cooperation with Russia. The minister stressed that a large delegation of the Cypriote Defence Ministry, comprised of 20 officials, had arrived in Moscow this time.
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