The Russian-Moldovan summit talks are being held in the Green drawing-room of the Grand Kremlin Palace. Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Voronin are talking in the presence of their assistants only. Opening the talks, Vladimir Putin said he was happy to greet the Moldovan President in Moscow in the light of his first official visit to Russia. The Russian President expressed satisfaction with the fact that Russian and Moldovan experts together with Vladimir Voronin are prepared to sign the Agreement on friendship and collaboration between Russia and Moldova. Putin also pointed out that there had been a lot of the activity to settle economic issues between the two countries. The Agreement on friendship and collaboration which is to be signed in the Kremlin will develop relations between the two countries, Vladimir Voronin stressed.
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