Russia has criticized the US and the UK for imposing sanctions on Moscow over its alleged involvement in two separate poisoning cases by a nerve agent in Britain, saying Washington and London have failed to learn a lesson from their mistake when they used fake information about Iraq’s weapons program to justify an attack against the Arab country.
Iran's ambassador to Moscow and Russia's deputy minister of digital development, telecom and mass communications in a recent meeting underlined the need to enhance cooperation between telecommunication ministries in the two countries.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday Moscow was ready to discuss its newest strategic weapons with the United States even though they were not part of the INF arms control treaty, Russian state news agency RIA reported.
Russia will further decrease its holdings of US securities in response to new sanctions against Moscow but has no plans to shut down US companies in Russia, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on state TV on Sunday.
Russia says it was "deeply disappointed" by US President Donald Trump's move to re-impose unilateral sanctions on Tehran, vowing to make its utmost efforts to save a landmark nuclear agreement Iran signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015.
As Iran is preparing for the first wave of returning US sanctions that could largely hamper its foreign trade, the country’s banks appear to have already created a mechanism for imports of essential goods from Russia.
Russia's Defense Ministry has confirmed it sent a letter to Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford last month with a proposal to cooperate on reconstructing Syria and repatriating refugees to the war-torn country.