Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Saudi Arabia threatens ‘military action’ if Qatar purchases Russian S-400 systems – report

Saudi Arabia threatens ‘military action’ if Qatar purchases Russian S-400
Saudi Arabia has reportedly threatened “military action” against Qatar should its neighbor acquire Russian S-400 missile defense systems, according to Le Monde, citing a letter from King Salman to the French presidency.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Kiev may be held accountable for MH17 incident — Dutch foreign minister

Kiev may be held accountable for MH17 incident
The Netherlands does not rule out the possibility of holding Kiev accountable for the flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok was quoted as saying after debates in the country’s parliament on Thursday.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Turkey Threatens to Deny US Access to Incirlik Base

Incirlik Base
 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned that Ankara may close Incirlik air base for Washington.
"There are no reasons why the US will not supply F-35s to us. We do not want to spoil relations with our US ally," Cavusoglu said, as quoted by the NTV broadcaster.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Russia, Japan agree to work together on projects in disputed Kuril Islands

disputed Kuril Islands
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe analyzed Saturday in Moscow the progress of negotiations on joint projects in the Kuril Islands, claimed by both countries, and agreed to speed up the work of getting those projects started.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

UN chief notes "with concern" report holding Russia responsible for downing MH17

downing MH17
Following the conclusion of a probe that holds Russia responsible for the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "has taken note with concern of the latest report," a UN spokesperson said on Friday.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Claim to offer new package to Iran another JCPOA lie : FM

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi dismissed the claims on offers to give new package to Iran as a prelude to accept a new agreement in Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Sunday.

2 policemen, 1 civilian killed in terror attack in Russia's Chechen Republic

terror attack at a church in downtown Grozny
Two policemen and one civilian were killed in a terror attack at a church in downtown Grozny, the capital city of Russia's Chechen Republic in North Caucasus, a source of Russian law enforcement agencies said Saturday.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Russia Not Asking Anyone’s Permission for Projects on Its Territory: Embassy in US

Russia Not Asking Anyone’s Permission for Projects on Its Territory
The Russian government is not planning to ask for anybody’s permission to build facilities in its own regions, the Russian embassy in US has said, commenting on Washington’s criticism of the Crimea bridge opening ceremony.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Russia Says Possible to Discuss JCPOA’s Future without US

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Tuesday it was possible to discuss the future of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers without the participation of the United States, a report said.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Russia's S-400 Supplies to Turkey Will Not Be Affected by Sanctions

Russia's S-400 Supplies to Turkey Will Not Be Affected by Sanctions
The US House of Representatives has proposed a bill which threatens to halt foreign arms sales to Turkey over Ankara's planned purchase of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems.

Russian FM: Moscow Regrets US Decision to Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal

Russian FM
The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed on Tuesday its regret over the US decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) known as the Iranian nuclear deal.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Russia ready for dialogue over future of Iran deal after 2025 : Deputy Foreign Minister

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov
Russia is prepared for dialogue over the future of the Iranian nuclear deal after 2025, Tehran’s missile program and regional problems, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told the RBC in an interview.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Israel-Russia 'Hotline' Prevented Russian Jet From Downing, Ex-Minister Says

former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon
The so-called hotline that has been used by the Israeli and Russian military in Syria over past three years has helped prevent a Russian jet that almost entered Israel’s airspace from potentially being shot down, former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon told Sputnik.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...