Our Western colleagues regularly claim Russia pursues in Syria goals other than fighting terrorists. Increasingly, it becomes fashionable in the West to blame Russia for everything, based on rumors, speculation, and fake information.
On 19–20 November 2016, Lima hosts regular meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. 21 countries’ leaders gather in order to discuss pressing global and regional economic issues. The Summit takes place against the background of global political and economic turbulence. The ongoing shaping of new polycentric world order is accompanied by growing instability.
On November 11, a group of Member States of the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) secured support for a decision that is based on unfounded reports by the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) about the use of chemical weapons in Syria.