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Russia, China Offer Support to Syria amid Biden Moves in Afghanistan, Iraq

Russia and China have expressed support for Syria at a time when U.S. President Joe Biden is overseeing policy shifts in Afghanistan and Iraq, two other countries where U.S. troops are deployed. Unlike Kabul and Baghdad, however, the Syrian…
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Russia offered U.S. use of Central Asia bases for Afghan intel – paper

President Vladimir Putin in June offered U.S. counterpart Joe Biden the use of Russian military bases in Central Asia for information gathering from Afghanistan, the Kommersant newspaper reported on Saturday, as American troops leave the country.…
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North Korea Says Cuba Can ‘Smash’ U.S. Interference, Joining Russia, China, Iran

North Korea has declared its support for Cuba, joining the likes of Russia, China and Iran as the United States backed mass demonstrations accusing the island nation's ruling Communists of shortcomings in addressing humanitarian needs exacerbated…
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Russia Warns US against Deploying Troops in Central Asia near Afghanistan

Russia has strongly warned the United States against deploying its troops in the former Soviet Central Asian nations following their withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior diplomat said in remarks published on Tuesday. Russia’s Deputy Foreign…
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As U.S. Leaves Bagram Air Base, Russia, Iran and China Weigh Options in Afghanistan

by : NEWSWEEK , Tom O'Connor Russia, Iran and China are weighing their options for Afghanistan's uncertain future as U.S. forces reportedly withdrew from its largest airfield as part of a total military exit from the war-torn country.Major…
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US Presence in Iraq is Cause for Tension, Says New Russian Ambassador

In an interview with Rudaw, the newly-appointed Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Elbrus Kutrashev, said that the American military presence in Iraq is causing tension and could lead to long-term problems. “The American military presence and the…
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Foreign regional leaders congratulate Iran’s president-elect Raeisi

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message on Saturday congratulating the election of Ebrahim Raeisi as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Armenian President Armen Sarkissian sent a congratulatory letter to Raisi on being elected…
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Biden Says He Discussed Syria, Iran with Russia’s Putin

US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed a number of issues during a bilateral meeting in Geneva on Wednesday, including reopening humanitarian corridors in Syria and ensuring Iran does not obtain a nuclear…
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Iran hopes Russia and China oppose US role in MidEast, Central Asia

by : SETH J. FRANTZMAN , THE JERUSALEM POST “The main goal of the United States in the Middle East and Central Asia at the moment is to create problems for strong political and economic partnerships,” an article in Iranian media noted.An…

Russia’s envoy says there are no plans for the next round of JCPOA negotiations in progress in Vienna

Russia’s Permanent Representative of the International Organization of Vienna says that the fifth round of negotiations on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran is currently taking place in Vienna and the sixth round is…