Russia denies Israeli reports on sale of missiles to Syria
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Yakovenko on Friday denied Israeli claims on Russian missiles deal to Syria, adding that Moscow is committed to the international accords regarding the sale of weapons.
He underlined importance of President Bashar al-Assad’s visit to Russia, indicating that during the visit a number of economic agreements will be signed in the interest of the two countries. "Syria plays an important and pivotal role in the Middle East, and it is very important to resume peace negotiations on the Syrian track to achieve the comprehensive peace in the region," Yakovenko said in a statement to Russian Interfax News Agency.
He also criticized US accusations against a number of countries, stressing that those accusations harm the world security.