The head of the Federal Chancellor of Germany Helge Brown commented on the possibility of the resignation of Angela Merkel because of her health. According to her, the politician feels well and is not going to quit before the expiration of his full term in 2021.
Deputies of the lower house of parliament adopted a bill in the second reading, which is aimed at stimulating the development of viticulture and winemaking in Russia.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov does not know how or when the cake promised by the Turkish pastry will be delivered to the Kremlin as a sign of gratitude for the Russian C-400 supplies to Turkey, but I am sure that the food will be welcome.
The Russian Defense Ministry denied information about the participation of Russian special forces and ground forces in battles with pro-Turkish militants in Syria, "Interfax" reports about it.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro plans to visit Russia before the end of the year to conclude new agreements. The journalists were told about this by Jorge Arreas, the head of the foreign ministry of the Bolivarian Republic.
Washington has unleashed a “visa war” against Russian diplomats, and American diplomats in Russia are also suffering from this, Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov told reporters.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky believes that the return to their homeland of Ukrainian sailors arrested in Russia can be a step to resume normal dialogue.
On July 15, the EU Council imposed the first sanctions in response to the drilling, which Turkey makes in the waters of Cyprus.
Reuters agency reported that US officials in talks with Russia which will be held in Geneva on July 17, intend to discuss a possible tripartite treaty on nuclear weapons with China.