Each nation is to sign its own free-trade accord with the bloc; adversaries won’t be able to trade freely with one another.
In 2018, Alrosa held six auctions for special size rough diamonds in Israel, and the revenue for the year reached almost $90 million.
"It’s very important that we continue to prevent Iran from entrenching in Syria."
“We want freedom and democracy to return to Venezuela ASAP.”
Among the issues discussed were Iran and the situation in Syria, and strengthening security coordination.
In interview with CNN, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov denies that Moscow allied with Iran in Syria, says countries do not see “eye to eye” • Pentagon reportedly weighing plan to maintain U.S. military base in southeastern Syria.
To date, more than 160 have been killed in battles between pro-Russian and pro-Iranian Syrian army units in the Hama area alone.
PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is expected to step down, and a new cabinet is to be announced.
Still, Russia (halfheartedly) warned Israel to stop its “arbitrary” airstrikes in Syria, saying that they should be “ruled out.”
According to TASS, "the restoration of inter-Palestinian unity was expected to top the agenda of the talks in Moscow."
It's not at all clear whether Netanyahu introduced the US president to the idea of a 120-day pullout or merely added his voice to others around Trump who counseled a more patient pullout.
The United States has requested consular access to the detained individual, the State Department said.
It “essentially makes missile defenses useless,” said Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov.
Senior Russian commanders on the ground in Syria actually admire the IDF and its aggressive style – as long as the IDF does not shoot down Ilyushin planes, of course.
Israel is “not prepared to accept the Iranian military entrenchment in Syria which is directed against us."
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday welcomed President Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying the US military presence in the Middle East fuels insecurity in the region.
Thank you, General Mattis, you are an honorable man and we're so glad we didn't have to get into a fight with you over the boundaries of our homeland.
Say what you will about Russian diplomats, they know their English Lit.
President Trump is, in effect, ceding Syria, the Kurds, and, eventually, Iraq, to Russia and Iran. And he did it without consulting anyone in the Pentagon.
Bogdanov surprised the Israeli ambassador when he responded, "You are talking to Hamas yourselves."
Israel's response to a Hezbollah offensive, the spokesman warned, would target the southern Beirut suburbs of Dahieh, a Hezbollah stronghold that was attacked by Israel during the 2006 war.
Putin and Netanyahu agreed to "work on the next personal meeting of the leaders of the two countries."
The FIDE "has agreed to strip Saudi Arabia from the right to host a forthcoming chess tournament, after a lawyers' letter was sent by two Israeli nationals."
RIA Novosti was established on June 24, 1941, by a resolution of the USSR Council of People’s Commissars and the Communist Party Central Committee, as the "Soviet Information Bureau."
Russian Ambassador to Israel Anatoly Viktorov said on Nov. 9 that his country does not see Hamas as a terrorist group.