Putin and XI Jinping in the Kremlin to discuss issues of international security

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President XI Jinping © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, July 4. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin is satisfied with the significant increase in trade with China, intends to discuss with President XI Jinping not only economic issues but also security concerns. Opening the meeting with the Chinese President in the Kremlin, the Russian leader called official XI Jinping’s visit to Russia “the key terms of the construction of bilateral relations this year.” “I am pleased to note that last year we observed modest but still growth in turnover and 3.9%, this year it is already significant – 37% in the first four months”, – said Putin. “Economic issues are always at the centre of our attention, but we do not, we are engaged in the integration of our efforts in the international arena, in the sphere of security, combating modern threats and challenges,” – said the

Strategic partnerships: results of the talks between Putin and XI Jinping

Chinese President XI Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin © Mikhail Klimentyev/press service of the Russian President/TASS In the Kremlin negotiations between President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President XI Jinping. Following the meeting, the sides signed several dozen documents in the field of politics, economy, culture, as well as in the public sphere, including approved the action plan for the implementation of the Treaty on neighborhood, friendship and cooperation for 2017-2020. The two leaders stressed the high level of bilateral relations, Putin noted that Russian-Chinese partnership has strengthened and continues to develop rapidly, and XI Jinping expressed confidence that the development of relations between Russia and China is unwavering, despite the situation in the world. International agenda The parties called upon the DPRK to comply with the resolutions of the UN security Council and agreed to promote the initiative on the Korean settlement. The leaders expressed concern about the

Russia and China offered the DPRK moratorium on missile launch

Russia and China offered the DPRK to declare a moratorium on nuclear tests and missile launches, and South Korea and the United States to refrain from conducting large-scale military exercises. This is stated in the joint statement of foreign ministries of Russia and China, reports on Tuesday, the 4th of July, “Interfax”. “In parallel, the opposing sides begin to negotiate and approve the General principles of the relationship. They include non-use of force, non-aggression, peaceful coexistence, the intention to make efforts for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in order to reach a comprehensive settlement of all issues, including nuclear,” the document reads. In addition, the authors of the statement urged the international community to support the above initiative, opening the real path to resolving the problems of the Korean Peninsula. At the same time on 4 July, North Korean authorities reported about the successful test of a new Intercontinental

Malta legalizes same-sex marriage and allow gay couples adopt children

In Malta, amendments to the law On marriage, which legalized same-sex unions. About it reports The Independent. The changes also provide for an exemption from the law of the terms “husband,” “wife” “mother” and “father” and replace them with gender-neutral. In addition, permitted the adoption of children by gay couples. “Malta wants to take the lead in matters of civil liberties of the LGBT community to serve as a model for the rest of the world”, — said the Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat. In turn, the Archbishop of Malta Charles Scicluna noted that the Church is “not against gays”, but criticized the proposed changes. “The withdrawal of the law of the terms “husband” and “wife” “father” and “mother” regrettable”, he said. In December 2016 Malta became the first European country where the law prohibits the treatment of homosexuality. Attempt to force another person to change the orientation or

French customs officers arrested a Nigerian with 79 thousand Euro in the stomach

In French Strasbourg customs officers detained a Nigerian who tried to smuggle a large sum of cash. It is reported BFMTV. African were detained by accident near the bus station. To him responded the guard dog that smelled drugs emanating from a suspect. At personal inspection in pockets and socks Nigerian was discovered 13 thousand Swiss francs. It is probably on these bills were traces of drugs. The detainee explained that the money he earned on one of the Spanish resorts where he worked as a busboy in the restaurant. However, customs officers decided to conduct a further examination of African and sent him for x-rays. Candling showed that the stomach of the suspect located several containers with money. In the end of the Nigerian recovered nine of condoms that were hidden in bills of 200 and 500 Euro for a total amount of 79 thousand. Now the suspect is

Matvienko of non-payment of contribution to the budget of the COE: this is a signal of the continued degradation of the situation

Photo: RIA Novosti The speaker of the Federation Council of Russia Valentina Matvienko said that the foreign Ministry of the country made absolutely the right decision regarding contribution to the budget of the Council of Europe (CE) in 2017, reports RIA “Novosti”. According to her, this action is a signal for the Council that the situation continues to deteriorate. “I think that the Ministry of foreign Affairs made absolutely the right decision. It was a signal to the Council of Europe and not only the PACE that the situation continues to deteriorate,” she said. Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov held telephone talks with Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, and said that Moscow decided to suspend the payment of contribution to the budget of the CE in 2017. In turn, the Senator Alexei Pushkov said that the suspension of the payment of

We were going XI

Photo: Chinese President XI Jinping July 3 will begin official visit to Russia, said Tuesday the official representative of Chinese foreign Ministry Lu Kang. “At the invitation of the President of Russia (Vladimir Putin — ed.) and German Chancellor (Angela Merkel — ed.), Chinese President XI Jinping from 3 to 6 July will pay a visit to these two countries and will take part in the G20 summit (in Germany — ed.)”, — said the briefing Lou Kahn. Sergei Lyovin head of the sector of the economy and policy of China international relations in the name of Primakov “For a long time, we know that allegedly there is a list, which includes 40 projects. They had been prepared in the framework of the connection of the Eurasian economic belt “Economic zone silk road”. But no one has yet heard, and there was written that some of these projects even the

Ryabkov told how the United States violated the Vienna Convention

Photo: RIA Novosti Moscow reminds Washington that denying access to Russian diplomatic property, the United States violated the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. “The United States from a legal point of view, flagrantly violate the provisions of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations. And they are inconsistent even with their own law, which prevents such an encroachment on private property,” — said Ryabkov in an interview to the newspaper “Izvestia”. “It was acquired by the USSR and then transferred to Russia. There can be no other interpretation or reading. This is a flagrant violation of the law,” — said the Deputy Minister. The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of December 2016 introduced a package of anti-Russian sanctions because of “intervention in election” and “pressure on American diplomats” working in Russia. Among other things, the United States has closed access

In China found the remains of ancient giants

In China found the remains of ancient giants MOSCOW, 4 Jul — RIA Novosti. Chinese archaeologists have found that people who lived on the territory of modern Shandong province five thousand years ago, were characterized by high growth and great physical strength, according to China Daily. In the course of excavations near the city of Jinan scientists have learned from the graves, the remains of several people, whose growth in life greater than 180 centimeters. At least one skeleton belonged to a man taller than 190 centimeters. Did giants roam the earth? Archeologists in east #China find 5,000 year old, 6.2 ft tall giant human skeletons https://t.co/JU05zh3mvN pic.twitter.com/rAA9JNrzJt — People’s Daily,China (@PDChina) July 4, 2017 During the download an error has occurred. According to scientists, they found the remains of people of the so-called Longshan culture, which existed in the basin of the yellow river during the II Millennium BC

The Irish Prime Minister met Trudeau in the canadian socks

The Irish Prime Minister met Trudeau in the canadian socks The Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar welcomed the head of the government of Canada Justin Trudeau in the red socks with the canadian symbols — the maple leaves and mounted police. Trudeau is known for his love of bright socks, and Varadkar decided to play along with him. Trudeau came to Ireland with a three-day visit. He became the first high-ranking guest from abroad, which takes Varadkar. The two leaders will discuss mutual trade. The main issue in the negotiations will be the implementation of free trade agreements, which the EU and Canada signed in October 2016. Trudeau arrived in Dublin with his wife Sophie grégoire and his youngest son Adrian. He also plans to meet with President of Ireland Michael Higgins. At the end of the week, the canadian Prime Minister will travel to the summit of “big