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Russia vetoes UN resolution on extending Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Russia vetoed Tuesday a US-drafted resolution that would have extended by a year an investigation of who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. It was the ninth time Russia has used its veto power at the Security Council to block …

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Pak leading strategic shift to Russia

LONDON -UNS : Pakistan’s military is intensifying security cooperation with Russia in a remarkable and historic turnaround for two countries that for many decades considered each other rivals, leading British think-tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has said in an analytical report. The report said …

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IPU 137th Assembly: Chairman Senate to Lead Delegation for Russia

ISLAMABAD-UNS-Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, along with a delegation of the Senate of Pakistan, has left for Saint Petersburg, Russia to participate in the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) which is going to be held from 14-18 October, 2017. The delegation of Senate …

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Saudi Arabia to buy Russia S-400 defence systems, other arms

UNS-Saudi Arabia signed on Thursday preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defence systems and receive “cutting edge technologies” from Russia during King Salman’s landmark visit to Moscow, the Saudi military industries firm said. The agreement was announced as King Salman, who is on the first …

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KSA-Russia ties to touch new heights: Aims to develop relations with Russia in all spheres: Al-Jubeir

BY GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN RIYADH: King Salman made history on Wednesday as the first reigning Saudi monarch to visit Russia, where he is scheduled to hold wide-ranging talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking Russian officials on bilateral, regional and international issues. Speaking …

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Russian,Pak soldiers perform Pashtun dance during Pak-Russia military exercise

MOSCOW/ISLAMABAD-UNS – A video went viral on social networking sites in which soldiers from the armed forces of Pakistan and Russia performed Attan – Pashtun warrior dance – after their military drills. It appears as if both forces have developed close relations with each other. …

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KSA King Salman set for first official Russia visit

RIYADH =UNS : King Salman of Saudi Arabia will arrive in Russia this week to conduct the first official visit to the country by a Saudi Arabian king, a senior Kremlin aide said on Monday. “We are awaiting the king’s visit on Thursday,” President Vladimir …

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Russia to destroy ‘last chemical weapons’:Putin

MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced that Russia would destroy its last chemical weapons, hailing the move as a “historic event” and accusing the United States of not following suit. “Today the last chemical ammunition from Russia s chemical weapon stockpile will …

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Pak-Russia joint anti-terror exercise begins in Mineralnye Vody

A two week long joint exercise DRUZBA 2017 between special forces of Pakistan and Russia armies has started in Mineralnye Vody, Russia. The opening ceremony was attended by senior military officials of special forces of both countries. According to Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), the …

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US will not strike North Korea : Russia

MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that the United States would not carry out a strike on North Korea because it knows Pyongyang has nuclear bombs. “The Americans won’t carry out a strike on (North) Korea because it’s not that they suspect, …

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