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In the light of today’s consideration of a draft resolution on Syria by the UN Security Council, we are compelled to express bewilderment and indignation at Paris and London’s ongoing propaganda campaign in connection with their alleged concern over the continued fighting in eastern Aleppo, the safety of civilians and the delivery of emergency humanitarian aid.
Following negotiations on a settlement in Ukraine and the situation around Syria, the Russian President made a statement for the press.
The President of Russia answered questions from Russian journalists following the BRICS Summit in Goa.
The President of Russia has issued an executive order suspending the 2000 Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Russian Federation Concerning the Management and Disposition of Plutonium Designated as No Longer Required for Defence Purposes and Related Cooperation (PMDA).
We have taken note of the outcome of the national referendum held on October 2 in Colombia, which was won by a slender margin by opponents of the Final Peace Accord between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
We have also noted statements made by President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC leadership about their intention to maintain the ceasefire.
The recent political developments in Venezuela are evidence of attempts by the irreconcilable internal forces to escalate tensions using external support. Their goal is to remove the Venezuelan Government from power at all costs.
The pretext used for the latest attempt to fuel tensions was the National Electoral Council’s decision on a procedure for preparing a nationwide recall referendum, which is the equivalent of a popular no-confidence vote.
On October 3, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov summoned Dutch Ambassador Regina Jones-Bos to the Foreign Ministry.
On October 3, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini at the EU’s request.
September 30 is one of the most tragic dates in the 20th century. On this day in 1938, the Prime Ministers of Great Britain and France Neville Chamberlain and Edouard Daladier met with Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in Munich and signed a settlement on the transferring to Germany of the Sudetenland area of Czechoslovakia. The representatives of the latter country were only invited to be coerced into signing the pact. This notorious agreement became known as the Munich Betrayal. Poland and Hungary later occupied more areas of Czechoslovakia.
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