Moscow and Delhi have called for an early solution to the Iraqi problem within the framework of the UN Security Council resolutions.
The discussion of the situation around Iraq was the key-issue at the meeting on Wednesday between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yury Fedotov and Indian Ambassador in Moscow Krishnan Raghunath, the Russian Foreign Ministry Information and Press Department reported.
Both sides spoke for reinforcing the UN role as a universal mechanism promoting international peace and security. Fedotov and Raghunath stressed the importance of preventing the humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq as a result of military actions in the country.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge