This is why the recent intercontinental recognition and celebration of Nigerian-born President and Chairman, Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank. Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah, calls for special attention. In far away Russia, the largest country in the world, Oramah made history on November 4, 2019 as he was conferred with the prestigious national honor of Russia, The Order of Friendship. He was fêted in the Russian seat of power, Kremlin, by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, at a very special ceremony.
The two men will also discuss oil markets and the conflict in Syria.
On Saturday, Trump said that Washington would withdraw from the INF Treaty on account of Russia’s alleged breach of the arms control agreement signed in 1987.
“He will. Before the final,” Peskov told newsmen when asked if Putin will meet Al-Bashir, who had said he would like to hold talks with the Russian president during his visit to Russia for the World Cup.
Russia’s host nation status had been met with resistance by some in the West who suggested the tournament could be unsafe and play into the hands of Putin, who stands accused by Washington of conducting “malign activities” around the world.
The two countries announced the details simultaneously a day after striking a deal on holding the meeting following a visit to Moscow on Wednesday by US national security adviser John Bolton.
Earlier, in his interview with Russian Presidential Aide for Defense Industry Cooperation, Vladimir Kozhin, he said that the issue of Russia supplying an S-300 to Syria was not yet on the agenda since Damascus “has everything it needs’’.
Facebook said on Tuesday it had deleted hundreds of Russian accounts and pages associated with a “troll factory” indicted by U.S. prosecutors for fake activist and political posts in the 2016 U.S. election campaign.
In a statement on the Russian president’s New Year wishes to world leaders, the Kremlin said Putin told Trump that “a constructive Russian-American dialogue is especially needed to strengthen strategic stability in the world”.
Putin, however, said that possible plans to retaliate by declaring U.S media operating in Russia as foreign agents may be “a little too harsh,” and that the Kremlin was still formulating its exact response.
Under gray skies and intermittent rain, over 2,000 people gathered in central Moscow’s Pushkin Square and chanted “Russia will be free” and “Russia without Putin” before walking towards the Kremlin and parliament.
The Kremlin has been coy in recent weeks about whether the 64-year-old head of state would run for another six-year term in the March 2018 election.
“Therefore, of course, all countries intend to defend their interests, all countries which have encountered such lawlessness intend to and will defend their interests, this should be met with understanding.
Trump’s administration accused Russia of trying to shield Syria’s government from blame for a deadly gas attack
A synopsis of the allegations was attached to the end of a report by US intelligence agencies on Russian interference in the US elections, according to the report
Earlier this month, the US intelligence community published the declassified part of a report