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.
CLMVT countries comprising Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam as well as Thailand are seeking to strengthen transport connectivity among them, Myanmar News Agency reported Thursday, October 11.
A suicide bomber killed eight people in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand on Tuesday (October 9), including a candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections, the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the vote, officials said.
Leaders of the Mekong subregion countries and Japan decided to lift the two sides’ cooperation to a strategic partnership at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo on October 9.
Russia's de-dollarization plan for its economy does not mean restricted use for Russians of the US dollar, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told Russia's Rossiya-1 TV channel on October 7.
The Cambodian economy is expected to expand 7 percent in 2018, compared to 6.9 percent last year, underpinned by external demand and upbeat investor sentiment, a new World Bank (WB) report said on October 4.
India and Russia on October 5 resolved to further widen their energy cooperation.