Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
Prominent Russian adventurer Konyukhov to take samples from Mariana Trench floorSociety & Culture January 20, 19:15
Gazprom CEO says North Stream-2 pipeline proves relevanceBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:10
More survivors found in avalanche-hit Italian hotel — mediaWorld January 20, 18:48
Donald Trump takes office as 45th US PresidentWorld January 20, 18:21
MOSCOW, July 15. /TASS/. The tragedy in Nice, France, has shown that the NATO member-countries should fight international terrorism instead of confronting a mythical "Russian threat," First Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation Council upper house International Affairs Committee Vladimir Dzhabarov told TASS on Friday.
"Unfortunately, ironically, when a few days ago NATO spoke publicly of the so-called Russian threat and contemplated moving its troops closer to our borders, the terrorists showed at this moment that the NATO member-countries should fight international terrorism rather than Russia. This summit should have focused on efforts to combat terrorism rather than a mythical Russian threat," the senator said commenting on Thursday’s Bastille Day tragedy in France.
Dzhabarov added that "now that the entire French people is living through difficult times," it would make sense for the world community to join forces in combating international terrorism. In his view, Russia and the West "need to establish contacts between intelligence services, terrorism data exchange and fight it mercilessly."
There were thousands of people at the moment of the attack on Thursday evening on Nice’s Promenade des Anglais, who were leaving the place after a festive firework display on the occasion of Bastille Day. A truck rammed into the crowd at full speed.
According to the latest reports, 84 people have been killed, several dozen sustained injuries. The truck’s driver was shot dead by the police.