Preparations for a Russian-Rumanian treaty of friendship and cooperation were discussed at consultations in Moscow between Alexander Avdeyev, Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister, and Christian Djakonescu, State Secretary of the Rumanian Foreign Ministry. At their negotiations last week, foreign ministers Igor Ivanov of Russia and Mircea Dan Geoana of Rumania agreed to reinvigorate work on the draft Russian-Rumanian treaty so as "to complete its preparations as soon as possible". Moscow believes that work on the treaty and an upcoming visit to Moscow by the Rumanian prime minister are to lay the ground for a summit meeting of the leaders of Russia and Rumania.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18