Russia may build new fast fission nuclear reactor within 10 yearsScience & Space June 27, 9:25
Moscow theater to present Il Trovatore with audio description for visually impairedSociety & Culture June 27, 9:04
Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syrian crisisRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 8:50
Sistema reports arrest of its stakes in MTS, Medsi, BES as part of dispute with RosneftBusiness & Economy June 26, 20:58
Russian submarine successfully test-fires Bulava intercontinental missileMilitary & Defense June 26, 19:20
Rosneft and RBC reach friendly settlement on defamation lawsuitBusiness & Economy June 26, 18:50
Number of centers issuing FAN IDs to be increased ahead of FIFA Confederations Cup FinalSport June 26, 18:33
News about anti-doping probe against Russian football team players is fake — executiveSport June 26, 18:25
Putin refers to State Duma Council of Europe convention against financing terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 18:15
MOSCOW, December 26 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian and Iranian diplomats discussed the situation in the Middle East, North Africa and the Persian Gulf zone, says a report of the Russian Foreign Ministry following the Monday meeting of deputy foreign ministers Mikhail Bogdanov and Hossein Amir Abdollahian.
The Russian Foreign Ministry noted that the sides discussed “a number of topical questions of the international and regional agendas with the emphasis on the situation in the Middle East, North Africa and the Persian Gulf zone.”
“The parties emphasized the readiness to promote peaceful settlement of burning problems by the peoples of the regions without outside interference, on the basis of a broad national dialogue,” says the report. “They discussed substantively the developments in Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and a number of other countries,” says the report.
The ministry noted that “the Russian side pointed to the need to take into consideration lawful aspirations of the peoples of the Middle East states, impermissibility of violence, no matter where it may come from, respect for the principles of international law and the cardinal role of the UN Security Council in the maintenance of peace and security,” says the resort.