A forum was held the day before the Foreign Minister’s meeting on Security and Stability in Vancouver, at the University of British Columbia's Institute of Asian Research entitled "Getting North Korea Right: Canadian Options and Roles”. This was
Information warfare is quickly becoming an integral part of modern conflicts. The modern digital media and the rapid development of information and communications technologies are creating a new playing field.
This article examines a complex of problems related to the resolution of the Syrian conflict in 2017. The fundamental problems and contradictions of all countries and armed groups that have been drawn into the conflict are analysed. Russia’s role in the reconciliation of the hostile parties is examined. Our country’s actions in the Middle East are seen as the realisation of a civilizational, historical mission, which is directed to upholding the balance of power in the world.
On the background of the protracted blockade of Yemen a new strike from the Saudi side has taken place. The Arabian coalition with Riyad at the helm attacked the Houthi’s in the western part of the country. More than fifty militia members have been killed by an airstrike.
Tuesday, Dec. 12 talks were held in Moscow between foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and the head of Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Siala. The subject of the discussion was mainly the consolidation of international efforts to stabilise Libya, UN mediation, but also the next elections in the country.
The Russian diplomat remarked separately, that after the latest efforts of representatives of Tripoli and Tobruk an “intensive dialogue” was begun on the modification of the Skhirat agreement, which forms the basis for long term regulation.