Ukraine’s new anti-Russian sanctions to take effect on October 31World October 21, 21:22
Kremlin says Egypt’s rumored sale of Mistrals for $1 is ‘utter nonsense’Russian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 21:13
Source: Mi-8 helicopter with 22 people onboard makes crash landing in YamalSociety & Culture October 21, 20:15
Source says 'Gray money' tax may cover up to 5 mln RussiansBusiness & Economy October 21, 20:07
UN Human Rights Council passes resolution on AleppoWorld October 21, 19:52
Russian Justice Ministry refuses to transfer jailed filmmaker to UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 19:44
Brussels says Belgium’s position on Hassadjek village bombing remains unchangedWorld October 21, 19:30
Rosneft CEO reveals real meaning of oil price war, outlines Russia’s role in itBusiness & Economy October 21, 19:11
New sanctions against Russia will be an alibi, not constraining factor — Italy’s PMWorld October 21, 19:05
UNITED NATIONS, September 13 (Itar-Tass) - Syria has become a full member of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Syrian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari said on Thursday, September 12.
He said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had signed the relevant decree.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also confirmed that Damascus had officially submitted documents regarding its accession to the OPCW.
“Damascus officially submitted such documents to appropriate organisations,” Lavrov said in his opening remarks ahead of his talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva.
“We should think, together with experts, how to act further so that to prevent the process from becoming protracted,” Kerry said.
The Sky News TV channel reported that the U.N. had received the Syrian documents concerning its accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention.