Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the illegal presence of US military forces in Syria is a source of instability in the conflict-plagued Arab country, stressing that any solution to the Syria crisis must be in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolution 2254.
US Vice President Mike Pence’s four-day trip to Europe succeeded only in deepening divisions with traditional allies over questions such as Iran and Venezuela and offered little hope in how to deal with threats ranging from terrorism to climate change, EU diplomats and officials say.
Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday the fact that millions of people celebrated the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution last week once again proved that the enemies cannot hurt the Iranian nation.
US-sponsored Takfiri militants have collected a significant proportion of humanitarian aid destined for thousands of displaced Syrians stranded in a camp near the Jordanian border, the Russian and Syrian coordination centers on returning refugees have warned.
Russia says it is ready for talks to keep in place arms-control treaties with Washington, despite a recent decision by the administration of US President Donald Trump to withdraw from one such agreement.
Former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled by Pope Francis from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against teenage boys and adult males, according to the Vatican.
The Warsaw conference, organized by the US in the Polish capital on February 13-14, has outraged observers in the Arab world who believe their leaders attended the conference merely as “extras” in a preplanned scenario for normalization of Israeli-Arab ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday downplayed Washington's attempts to damage relations between Tehran and the Iraqi Kurdish region, and said the US forces will be forced out from the region sooner or later.