December 18, 2012 10:22
Uzbekistan remains Russia's ally despite quitting CSTO - Lavrov
TASHKENT. Dec 18 (Interfax) - Russia regrets Uzbekistan's decision to pull out of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), but confirms that the two countries will remain allies.
"It is Uzbekistan's sovereign choice. We regret it, but the decision has been made," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told journalists in Tashkent on Tuesday.
"However, Uzbekistan, remains our ally, our strategic partner," he said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
November 27, 2014
Russia political and economic calendar: November 27
November 26, 2014
Four hurt by blast on Ukraine army base - city council
Transneft to take "practical action" to get Ukraine pipelines back - Russian envoy to EU
Turkey dismisses as groundless accusations of buying oil from ISIS
Turkey asks Gazprom to increase gas deliveries via Ukraine
Total's new chief to visit Moscow this week - company
Damascus to not change relations with states bombing terrorist positions in Syrian territory
Moldova's CEC removes party led by businessman Usatii from parliamentary election (Part 3)
Russia wants economic cooperation with Syria - Lavrov
Tashkent, Moscow resolve flight issues - ministry
Rusagro listed in Moscow, trading to begin on December 1
Ruble falls for second day on lower oil, end of tax period
Main indexes of the Russia stock market for November 26
Australian Ambassador to Russia Paul Myler has given an interview to Interfax ahead of the G20 summit in Brisbane in which he speaks about the MH17 crash, the reasons for joining the West‘s sanctions against Russia and explained why Australia expects changes in Russia‘s food policy by March 2015.
The name Arkady Rotenberg has been in the news far more frequently than usual in recent months. The billionaire was hit by the first wave of European Union sanctions against Russia, and has already challenged this decision in court. Recently it was reported that the businessman has sold part of his assets to his eldest son. Arkady Rotenberg spoke in an interview with Interfax about whether there was a link between these two developments, the impact of sanctions on his business, his friendship with President Vladimir Putin and many other topics.
Pakistani Ambassador to Russian Zaheer Aslam Janjua has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about prospects for supplying more Pakistani food products to Russia, the quality of such products and invites Russian companies to implement infrastructural projects in Pakistan.