Syria: France Considers Cancelling Putin’s Visit over Aleppo Bombings

Russia’s veto of a France-proposed draft resolution over the Syrian war at the UN Security Council strained ties between Paris and Moscow. As a consequence of the veto, President Hollande would be reconsidering his meeting with Putin, “taking into consideration Read more

Jordan, Russia Call for Political Settlement in Syria

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov who also doubles as President Putin’s special representative for the Middle East and Africa met with King Abdallah of Jordan on Thursday to discuss the Syrian crisis. The Russian official also met Prime Minister Read more

Iran: Russia begins delivery of S-300

Iran will soon be in possession of the S-300 air defense missile systems marking the beginning of the end of the 2007 $800 million deal signed with Russia. President Putin’s arms trade adviser Vladimir Kozhin told state news agency Tass Read more