Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov discussed a constitutional committee meant to draft the Arab country’s new Constitution as well as Moscow’s efforts to revive the war-ravaged nation’s economy.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov have discussed a constitutional committee mean to draft the Arab country’s new constitution as well as Moscow’s efforts to revive the war-ravaged nation’s economy.
Russia's deputy foreign minister has said Moscow recognizes the new Sudanese authorities in Khartoum amid political uncertainty in a country whose president, Omar al-Bashir, was toppled by the military after 30 years in power.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey continues to make payments under a deal with Russia to purchase advanced S-400 air defense missile systems, which Washington has warned could put Ankara at risk of US sanctions.
Venezuela's Deputy Foreign Minister Ivan Gil says he does not rule out the possibility of more Russian military personnel arriving in his country based on agreements already reached between Caracas and Moscow.
The United States and Russia have flown nuclear bombers over the Norwegian Sea, amid rising tensions following the recent withdrawal of the two Cold War-era arch foes from a landmark nuclear arms treaty and the build-up of NATO military forces on the US-led alliance’s eastern flank near Russia.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned Russia, China and other allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against any deployment of troops and military equipment in the Latin American country, saying Washington will defend its interests against such "provocative" actions.
Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay says his country's decision to buy Russian-built S-400 air defense missile systems is only based on its own interests, stressing Ankara will not stop the purchase in the face of strong opposition from Washington and warnings that it should not buy the anti-aircraft platform.
Turkey says the purchase of the advanced Russian-built S-400 air defense missile system is a “done deal,” despite strong opposition from the United States, a NATO ally, and its efforts to persuade Ankara to buy the US Patriot missile systems instead.
Foreign-sponsored Takfiri militant groups are preventing the safe exit of thousands of displaced Syrians stranded in a camp near the Jordanian border toward government-controlled areas, and continue to terrorize them, the chief of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria says.