Russia

Merkel calls for joint efforts with Russia to battle Islamist terrorism

   Reuters International FEB 18, 2017 –  German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (reuters_tickers) MUNICH (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Europe’s ties with Russia remained challenging, but it was important to […]

Jordan: Another milestone in relations

Jan 26,2017 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL His Majesty King Abdullah’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday was another milestone in relations between the two countries and underpinned the fact that the two leaders have a shared vision on many issues and, most importantly, on regional conflicts, […]

Some hope, finally?

JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL The Astana peace talks brokered by Russia and Turkey appear to be in precarious position due to the fact that the ceasefire between Damascus and the rebel forces, painstakingly brokered by Moscow and Ankara, is often violated. As such, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday […]