The Kulyab airport, Tajikistan, opens for US humanitarian deliveries to Afghanistan, Talbak Nazarov, Tajik Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced after a foreign-ministerial conference of Collective Security Treaty countries. It is not yet a working arrangement but mere understanding, he added. Tajikistan previously opened its frontiers for US air transits. American aircraft can use Tajik airports for emergency landings and other necessities.
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