The meeting of the Russia-NATO Permanent Joint Council, which is scheduled to take place in Brussels on December 7, will look for specific ways to bring new quality to the Russia-NATO relations. The Department of Information and Press of the Russian Foreign Ministry released this information on Thursday. According to the information, on Thursday Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov will leave for Brussels to participate in the upcoming meeting. The ministerial meeting of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) will be also held on December 7.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land