Russian President Vladimir Putin (File Photo)

Putin for international cooperation against terror

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called on the country’s security services to boost cooperation with its foreign counterparts in fighting terrorism. “No matter how our current relations with certain countries evolve, Russia will always be open to (combat) international terrorism, a common challenge to all humanity,” Putin said at a meeting of senior […]

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (File Photo)

Russia says ready to mediate between India, Pakistan

Moscow: Russia is ready to propose it can host talks between India and Pakistan to help defuse tensions “if they wish”, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday. “Certainly, if they wish this,” Lavrov was quoted as saying by TASS news agency. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova also said that Moscow was ready to do […]

Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (File Photo/ Facebook)

European Union urges India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

Brussels :  The European Union (EU) on Wednesday urged India and Pakistan to exercise “utmost restraint” and avoid any further escalation of the situation on their border, as it could lead to “serious and dangerous consequences” for both countries and the wider region. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, in […]