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A senior member of Russian Parliament and the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Iranian, Russian, and Turkish Foreign Ministers will hold their pre-planned meeting on Tuesday despite the recent assassination of Russian ambassador to Ankara.
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov who was badly wounded in an armed assault in Ankara has died, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Monday.
A senior Iranian official says the liberation of the strategic Syrian city of Aleppo from the grips of foreign-backed militants once again indicated the failure of the policy pursued by the West and its regional allies in supporting terrorism.
Russia will seek discussions at a planned meeting with OPEC on Saturday about how the group will fully comply with production cuts, following an increase in its November oil output, said a government official.
Russian sources revealed that the Libyan army chief, General Khalifa Haftar has met with Russian Defence Minister, General Sergei Shoigu in Moscow to discuss the situation in Libya and the possibilities for military cooperation.
Ankara has spoken with Russia to probe a reported Syrian air strike that killed four Turkish soldiers on Nov. 24, the first anniversary of Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet along the border with Syria.
A Saudi prince has threatened that if the Russian president does not come back to the negotiating table, he will finance Israel and Arab countries to invade Russia.
Four shells fired by the Jaysh al-Islam terrorists hit the Al-Mazraa area in Damascus where the Russian embassy is located.
Russia circulated in the UN Security Council a “White paper” on Syria, which reveals the crimes committed by the US-led coalition and opposition groups in the war-torn Syria.
Russia's aerial campaign in Syria has reinforced Moscow's positions among other countries and contributed to the multi-polarity in the world, Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) co-chairman Saleh Muslim said.
Russian Foreign Minister says the United States has apologized to Syrian President Bashar Assad for the airstrike on the Syrian Army positions in Deir ez-Zor.