MOSCOW'S POSITION ON AIR PIRATES REMAINS UNCHANGED - TO PRESS FOR THEIR EXTRADITION FROM RIYADH
Moscow's position on extradition of hijackers of a Russian Tu-154 airliner remains the same. As the Russian Foreign Ministry's press and information department said on Wednesday, Russia is pressing from Riyadh the extradition of hijackers in accordance with an official address of the Prosecutor-General's Office.
VLADIMIR PUTIN'S STATEMENT IS CONSIDERED IN THE USA AS A VERY EMPHATIC EXPRESSION OF SUPPORT
A statement made by Russia's President Vladimir Putin came as a very emphatic expression of support and sympathy for the nation, says Richard Boucher, State Department spokesman.
THOSE WHO CAN GAIN PROFIT FROM THE AMERICAN TRAGEDY ARE KNOWN
The American President held a session of the national security council today in the White House. Defense Minister Doland Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Colin Powell, President’s adviser for national defense issues Condoleezza Rice, CIA director George Tenet and other top officials of the American administration were present at the session
YABLOKO FACTION CALLS WEST TO AVOID INADEQUATE RETALIATORY MEASURES AFTER ACTS OF TERRORISM IN U.S.
The Yabloko liberal faction calls the West to avoid inadequate measures in response to the recent acts of terrorism in the US, said faction leader Grigory Yavlinsky at a State Duma (lower house of parliament) briefing Wednesday.
U.S. TERROR ACTS UNDERMINE SECURITY WORLDWIDE: PALESTINIAN DIPLOMAT
Yesterday's terror acts in the USA undermined security and stability worldwide, Hairi al-Oridi, Palestinian Ambassador to Russia, said to newsmen in Moscow.
VLADIMIR PUTIN AND GEORGE W. BUSH AGREE THAT RUSSIA AND US SHOULD BE "CLOSER TO EACH OTHER"
The underlying motive of a conversation held on Wednesday between the Russian and US presidents was that the latest events in the US "have again demonstrated the need for Russia and the US to be closer to each other", said Putin's press-secretary Alexei Gromov, as he gave details of today's telephone conversation between the Russian and American leaders.
US AND NATO EFFORTS MUST BE AIMED AT ESTABLISHING GLOBAL ANTI-TERRORIST CENTRES, SAYS THE DUMA SPEAKER
The efforts of the United States and NATO must be aimed not at expanding the NATO bloc towards Russia, but at establishing global anti-terrorist centres which could react promptly to possible terrorist acts, wherever they might happen, said Gennady Seleznyov, chairman of the State Duma (the Russian parliament's lower chamber).
OSAMA BIN LADEN. ONE OF THE SUSPECTED OF TERROTIST ACTS?
Terrorist groups of the whole world joined in the play with title “That are just we!”. Because of wish to be regarded as organizers of terrorist acts in the USA, a Japan “Red Army” quarrelled with Islamite group “Lashkar-e-Taiba”.
VLADIMIR PUTIN CALLS ATTENTION TO AVIATION SAFETY IN GENERAL
Russian President Vladimir Putin, opening a meeting with air industry executives in the Kremlin on Wednesday, called their attention to the issue of safety of sources of increased risk, which undoubtedly include aviation in general.
NEITHER US NOR NATO CAN COPE WITH TERRORISM ALONE
Neither the US nor NATO is able alone to cope with terrorism, and therefore it is necessary to pool common efforts in the struggle against this not yet ultimately comprehended scourge of the 21st century, says the International Federation of Peace and Accord in a statement, following terrorist acts in the US.
VLADIMIR PUTIN HAS TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH US PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President George W. Bush had a telephone conversation on Wednesday, said Putin's press-secretary Alexei Gromov.
No details of the conversation have been reported yet.
US AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA EXPRESSED GRATITUDE FOR SECURITY MEASURES CONCERNING AMERICAN EMBASSY IN MOSCOW
US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow expressed gratitude to Russia for additional security measures concerning the American Embassy in Moscow.
RUSSIAN POLITICIANS ASTOUNDED WITH TERROR IN USA
Tremendously awful acts of terrorism in the USA became the central news subject for the Russian political life. The majority of the Russian politicians expressed their opinion regarding the most horrible events in the US ever
CHINESE STATE COUNCIL PREMIER'S OFFICIAL VISIT TO KAZAKHSTAN BEGINS
Chinese State Council Premier Zhu Rongji arrived in the Kazakh capital of Astana on a three-day official visit Wednesday.
THE TOLL OF THE ACT OF TERRORISM IN USA WILL BE KNOWN ONLY IN SEVERAL DAYS' TIME
Any exact information on the number of casualties of the act of terrorism in the USA will be known only in a few days' time, said US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow in reply to a question by RIA Novosti. He was speaking after his meeting with Igor Ivanov, Russian Foreign Minister.
US AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA: OSAMA BIN LADEN CAN STAND BEHIND US TRAGEDY
US ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow does not rule out that international terrorist #1 Osama bin Laden can stand behind the series of terrorist acts which occurred in the USA on Tuesday. Mr Vershbow stressed that Osama bin Laden has already got blood on his hands.
PRESIDENT PUTIN OF RUSSIA TO VISIT GERMANY ON SEPTEMBER 25-27
President Putin of Russia will pay a state visit to Germany on September 25-27, it was officially reported by the Press and Information Department of the German Government.
JUSTIN RAIMONDO: TERROR AT HOME - THE PRICE OF HEGEMONY
The World Trade Center – monument of the New York business community, towering over downtown Manhattan like twin silver phalli pointed at heaven – is but a pile of smoldering rubble.
US AMBASSADOR: WASHINGTON IS CONSIDERING RUSSIAN CALLS FOR G-8 MEETING
Following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, US Ambassador Alexander Vershbow announced that Washington was considering proposals made by Moscow calling for an extraordinary meeting of the G8.
RUSSIA'S VICE-PREMIER: NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENCE SYSTEM IN US WOULD BE NO CURE-ALL AGAINST TRAGEDIES
Creation in the US of a national missile defence system would be "absolutely ineffective" in preventing terrorist acts like the ones that happened in New York and Washington the day before, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov told journalists on Wednesday.
AFGHAN LEADERSHIP CALLS ON INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO FIND EARLY SOLUTION TO AFGHAN PROBLEM
The leadership of the Islamic State of Afghanistan (ISA) has distributed an official statement concerning the recent attempt on the life of the commander of the United Front of the anti-Taliban coalition, Ahmad Shah Masood.
SILENCE MINUTE IN MEMORY OF TERRORIST ACTS’ VICTIMS IN USA DECLARED TOMORROW AT NOON IN RUSSIA. EDICT ABOUT IT SIGNED BY VLADIMIR PUTIN
On Thursday, a silence minute will be declared in Russia in memory of the terrorist acts’ victims in the USA as a sign of solidarity with American nation, Vladimir Putin declared while meeting in Kremlin with prime-minister Mikhail Kasyanov and Central Bank’s head Viktor Geraschenko.
ANATOLI BARANOV: AMERICAN TRAGEDY. WHO NEEDED IT?
America is defenseless – this is the conclusion to come to according to the plan of those who organized a series of acts of terrorism in the United States – the American tragedy, like it is already called
RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER TO ATTEND SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION MEETING IN KAZAKHSTAN
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov is to fly to the former Kazakh capital of Alma-Ata to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Eurasian Economic Community meetings Thursday.
HEADS OF RUSSIAN AND AMERICAN FOREIGN-POLICY DEPARTMENTS TO MEET IN THE USA NEXT WEEK
Igor Ivanov and Colin Powell, the heads of the foreign-policy departments of Russia and the United States, will meet in the USA next week, as earlier planned. Journalists learned this on Wednesday from US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow after his meeting with the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
SERGEI KIRIYENKO: U.S. TRAGEDY IS A SIGNAL TO SPEED UP DISARMAMENT PROCESS
The tragedy that struck the USA is "yet another signal to the mankind to speed up the disarmament process," said President Putin's plenipotentiary in the Volga Federal District Sergei Kiriyenko in Moscow before leaving for London. The chairman of a state commission on chemical disarmament, Kiriyenko is about to embark on a working tour of the Big Seven member states to present a new version of the Destruction of Chemical Weapons in the Russian Federation program.
"When experts talk of the threat of our times, they mean terrorism, not confrontation of different socio-political systems," said the presidential plenipotentiary.
US SPECIAL SERVICES' IDEAS BECOMING ENTANGLED MORE AND MORE. VERSIONS ABOUT ARAFAT AND BIN LADEN’S GUILTY PASSED, NOW SADDAM’S TURN
To the end of this day US, special services seem not to manage to come upon the tracks of criminals guilty of the unprecedented tragedy in the USA.
HEAD OF UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION HOLDS NEGOTIATIONS IN RUSSIA
The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) supports development of new transport corridors to link the Far East with Europe, said ESCAP Executive Secretary Kim Hak-Su at a press-conference in Moscow.
“WE ARE WAGING WAR THOUGH WE DO NOT KNOW YET WHO IS OUR ENEMY”, US SENATOR SAYS. REVENGE FEELING TAKES FIRST PLACE IN US ELITE
The Senate War Committee’s member James Inhouf (Oklahoma) supposes that in contrast to previous terrorist acts which were ended just with a court examination, this time a blow of the same power must be an answer.
AHMAD SHAH MASUD’S ADHERENTS DECLARED THEMSELVES RESPONSIBLE FOR MISSILE SHELLING KABUL. NOTHING SAID ABOUT FROM WHERE THEY HAVE CRUISE MISSILES
Without referring to any information sources, CNN reported that the Northern Alliance was guilty in Kabul explosions.