MOSCOW Oct 6 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that advanced S-300 and S-400 surface-to-air missile systems operated by the Russian military in Syria were for purely defensive needs and did not pose a threat to anyone.
Lavrov was speaking at a news conference after meeting French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. (Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova, Alexander Winning and Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Andrew Osborn)
USDA finds abscesses, unidentified material in raw Brazil beef -USDA
CHICAGO, June 23 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found repeated import violations in raw Brazilian beef, including abscesses and unidentified foreign material, a top agency official said, explaining reasons for a U.S. ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef.