China said on Tuesday it has sealed a wide-ranging security pact with the Solomon Islands, an agreement the United States and its regional allies fear could give Beijing a military foothold in the South Pacific.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Kremlin is ready to resolve the current tensions over Ukraine through “diplomatic solutions,” but warned the West that his nation’s interests are “non-negotiable”.
The Munich Security Conference in Germany is an annual meeting of political and security leaders and officials from around the world, on the sidelines of which important consultations and meetings are held. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has also traveled to Germany to attend the summit. We have discussed the importance of Iran's presence in the summit with Rahman Ghahremanpour, a university professor and expert on strategic issues. He believes that this summit is a good opportunity for Iran’s public diplomacy and to explicitly announce its positions.
President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the West was ignoring Moscow's security concerns over Ukraine but added that Russia would hold off from taking action immediately.