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Russia terminated its military-technical cooperation with Turkey, as was reported to Interfax by Vladimir Kozhin, MTC (Military-Technical Cooperation) Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation.
“We had contracts to supply small arms and artillery systems. Of course now, all supplies and contracts, including service contracts are halted,” he said. Kozhin added that all contracts and negotiations have been suspended “until the situation changes to the way the President of Russia wants. …
According to a Gallup poll, North Korea has topped the list of countries that US citizens have called their main enemy, accounting for 16% of the votes cast by American participants. Russia took second place on this list.
The reason for North Korea taking the top spot is the Pyongyang's statements about the testing of a hydrogen bomb, and the launch of a ballistic rocket with a satellite.
According to the results, 15% of the respondents thought that Russia was the country’s main enemy. …
Al Jazeera reported that the Taliban denies allegations that it is cooperating with Russia in the fight against the so-called Islamic State.
“We can destroy the Islamic State without any help from anyone. We are having talks but not about the fight against the Islamic State. We want foreign forces out of our country, that is what we are talking about at the moment,” a Taliban representative stated.
He also noted that the number of Islamic State fighters isn’t significant in Afghanistan and it …
The Hurriyet Daily reported on 13th December that the General Staff of Turkey has temporarily prohibited Turkish military personnel from going to Russia on vacation due to political disagreements between Moscow and Ankara.
According to the newspaper, Turkish military personnel will be required to receive advance permission and provide details of their visit before travelling to Russia. The edition reported that since the beginning of the crisis between the two countries, some businessmen have …