On Friday Russian Vice Premier Viktor Khristenko is having a Tokyo meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. They are meeting in the private residence of the Japanese Premier in downtown Tokyo. After the meeting Viktor Khristenko is expected to meet the leaders of the Japanese Federation of Economic Organisations, Keidanren. Khristenko arrived in Tokyo on Friday. He has already held a meeting with the heads of the JETRO Japan External Trade Organisation.
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