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NATO, CSTO to Unite Against Afghan Drug Threat

The Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin believes that the NATO-led coalition forces are not doing enough to effectively combat drug production in Afghanistan. As he addressed a meeting of the UN Security Council, Churkin urged NATO to respond to a proposal from the Collective Security Treaty Organization to join forces in addressing the drug threat coming from Afghanistan.

In Baku, Medvedev Calls for Quick Deal on Karabakh

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called for a speedy settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on Friday during a working visit to Azerbaijan. “We are interested in peace and order here,” Medvedev said while meeting his Azeri counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, in Baku. “Russia is ready to fulfill her obligations as a member of the Minsk group and as a neighbor,” the Russian leader added.