At least 30 firefighters feared dead as burning building collapses in Iran — mediaWorld January 19, 13:41
Kremlin gives no comment on Constitutional Court’s decision on Yukos caseRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:35
Kremlin rejects Biden’s reproaches of Russia’s aggressivenessRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:26
Embassy in talks with Spanish authorities to protect detained Russian programmer’s rightsRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:23
Russia invited US to join talks on Syria in Astana — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:14
Spanish court to consider request on detained Russian programmer’s extradition to USWorld January 19, 13:14
Upgraded Night Hunter's weapon systems to surpass all foreign counterparts — designerMilitary & Defense January 19, 13:14
'We shouldn't kid ourselves': Russian PM says sanctions most likely to stay in placeBusiness & Economy January 19, 13:12
Nearly two million Russians take icy dunk to celebrate Epiphany HolidaySociety & Culture January 19, 13:03
CARACAS, June 28. /ITAR-TASS /. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday that Ecuador can count on "support and solidarity" of his country after the refusal from trade preferences granted by the United States. This was reported by Venezuelan TV channel Telesur.
"You can count on us, President Correa, in everything you may need," said Maduro. He congratulated his Ecuadorian counterpart with the decision to reject customs privileges. This eliminates the threat of sanctions from the United States if Correa’s government “humanely treats the American Edward Snowden” by giving him asylum.
Earlier, authorities in Quito have announced the cancellation of U.S. benefits. Minister of Communications of South American countries Fernando Alvarez said at a news conference that the trade regime with the United States has become a “new tool of blackmail,” so Ecuador “unilaterally and irrevocably waives these preferences.”