Nov 25 2014 - 22:02
Sergey Ryabkov, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, said that the situation in Syria and Iraq doesn’t influence the negotiations between Iran and the six countries participating in the negotiations in Vienna. The official said that the sides have devoted all their time to negotiating the Iranian nuclear program. However the ministers touched upon many issues, including regional topics.
Nov 25 2014 - 18:32
Today the head of Ingushetia Yunus-bek Yevkurov and the director general of the KARAT International Investment Consulting (Beijing) Corporation Co, Ltd, Wan Li, signed an agreement on economic cooperation.The agreement requires that the company represents the interests of Ingushetia in China in the sphere of searching for trading partners, attracting Chinese investment into the Ingush economy, and promoting the goods and producers of the republic in China.
Nov 25 2014 - 16:29
PACE Secretary General Wojciech Sawicki said yesterday that Russia may be deprived of voting rights at the organization for a year from January. Igor Morozov, a member of the Russian delegation to the PACE, noted that the procedure would be a complicated discussion. Should Russia lose the right to vote, it will reconsider its membership in the PACE.
Nov 25 2014 - 15:15
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said that the Russian agreement on alliance and strategic partnership with breakaway Abkhazia was undermining efforts to stabilize security in the region. She called the document a violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, international law and Russia’s international obligations, Yuga.ru reports.
Nov 25 2014 - 13:10
Airlines of Tajikistan, Russia and other countries have stopped selling tickets to holders of internal passports on November 25. The Transportation Ministry of Tajikistan said a month ago that it wanted to help citizens without international passports avoid possible problems in case they will not have returned before the new rules come into force on January 1, 2015, Interfax reports.
Nov 25 2014 - 12:58
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Rosneft Head Igor Sechin and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Raphael Ramirez are attending Russian-Venezuelan talks on oil prices in Vienna today. They will discuss Russia’s proposal to lower oil extraction with OPEC states. Russia offers to reduce oil extraction by 15 million tons simultaneously with reduction of its extraction in OPEC countries by 70 million tons. Raphael Ramirez proposed the same idea during a visit to Russia.