Russian and Israeli leaders discussed the Israel-Syria border incident in a phone conversation, the Kremlin has said in a statement.
Israeli soldiers walk next to an anti-missile battery at a military post
near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights,
Israel, Feb.11. (Photo:Reuters)
On Saturday (Feb.10), Israel conducted airstrikes against
Iranian facilities in Syria, claiming an Iranian drone had entered the
Israeli airspace from Syria. During the operation, the Syrian air defense
launched missiles to shoot down an F-16 fighter jet of the Israeli Air Force.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with Israeli Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the border situation between Syria and Israel,
with special emphasis on the Israeli Air Force's airstrikes on targets in
Syria, the statement said Saturday (Feb.10).
"The Russian side demands all parties should avoid any
further steps that might lead to a new round of dangerous confrontation in
the region," said the press service.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has set up a plan to attract visitors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) following a research forecasting the number of ASEAN arrivals to reach 10 million this year.
Tens of thousands of people rallied across Russia on February 3 to demonstrate national unity on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi forces in the Battle of Stalingrad.
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on January 1 took his pledge in front of the Finnish parliament, beginning his second six-year term as president.
Trade volume between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China hit a record high in 2017, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.
Romania's first woman Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and her cabinet were sworn in before President Klaus Iohannis late on January 29.
China and Japan agreed to hold a new round of China-Japan-ROK leaders' meetings as soon as possible, and foster the proper environment for the trilateral summit.