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.
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